News

September 1, 2020

Frontier and CWA reach Tentative Agreement

The Company re-evaluated their last proposal based on CWA's serious concerns and proposed a no layoff language. The union forces an expiration date after much discussions related to COVID-19 and bankruptcy.

August 27, 2020

AFA Supports FRA, HKG, and NRT Flight Attendants

CWA-AFA: The majority of these Flight Attendants have been part of United's family for decades; and have helped the airline become successful internationally. After mounting a pressure campaign and threatening legal action, AFA successfully pressured United management into an expedited arbitration.

August 25, 2020

CODE-CWA Newsletter

Monthly CODE-CWA Newsletter is out! Get organizing tips of the month, news, information for upcoming events and more.

August 21, 2020

Beneficial State Bank, Bargaining Bulletin #5

CWA Bargaining Committees met with BSB Management via video conferencing.

August 19, 2020

Disaster Relief Assistance and Information for District 9 Wildfire Victims

CWA District 9 would like to express our deepest condolences for all who have lost loved ones in the terrible fires across California.

August 14, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #6

Union counters the Company's proposals with a 3-year contract counter proposal.

August 13, 2020

T-Mobile Bargaining Updates

T-mobile employees at the Pinole, California store voted overwhelmingly for their union, joining CWA.

August 13, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #5

CWA was able to get the company to address some of our largest concerns, but continues to move very slowly and not responding to the needs of the Union.

August 13, 2020

AT&T Misled Workers Who Accepted Severance Offer

Last month, AT&T managers presented technicians in California with a stark choice -- accept a voluntary buyout offer now with enhanced severance pay and benefits, or risk involuntary job cuts in the fall if the company didn’t meet its target for voluntary separations. However, with the technicians who accepted the offer leaving payroll this week, AT&T changed course. Although fewer than half of the target number of technicians took the voluntary offer, the company announced that it will not impose involuntary cuts to make up the difference.

July 22, 2020

AFA BATTLES UNITED AIRLINES’ BASE CLOSURE PLAN

AFA will fight the base closures on two fronts, arguing that closing off the LHR base to transfers and restricting voluntary furloughs runs afoul of the contractual rights of United flight attendants.

June 8, 2020

Workers press T-Mobile on safety, merger-related job cuts as T-Mobile holds shareholder meeting

Communications Workers of America (CWA), asked T-Mobile to protect workers from COVID-19 as they reopen and make sure workers’ incomes are not affected by the company’s recent merger with Sprint.

May 29, 2020

AT&T Members Voted to Ratify the Tentative Agreement

The members of CWA District 9 voted on May 29 to ratify the Tentative Agreement between AT&T Core West (wireline) and the Communications Workers of America by a yes vote of 69.99% of the ballots received.

May 18, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #4

The Union and the Company met today May 18, 2020 to continue our bargaining efforts.

May 18, 2020

Heroes Act Summary

H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, includes an emergency workplace infectious disease standard; gives aid for state and local governments, public schools, the U.S. Postal Service, and pension funding relief; keeps workers on payrolls to avoid mass layoffs; extends unemployment insurance; provides more direct payments to working people; extends health care coverage; provides housing and food benefits; and much more.

April 23, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #3

Union and Company met on April 23, 2020 to continue bargaining efforts.

April 17, 2020

2020 AT&T Shareholder Proposal Voting Recommendations

CWA members should engage in the opportunity to exercise their votes as shareholders, helping shape the direction of the company and establishing principles that will govern the company. CWA has prepared this shareholders’ voting guide to offer some insight into the shareholder proposals in AT&T’s 2020 proxy statement.

April 9, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #2

Back to bargaining and CWA passed a few more proposals to the Company.

April 8, 2020

Frontier CA Bargaining Update #1

After opening discussions about the status of the Company the Union presented four proposals centered around job security.

April 7, 2020

A Message for CWA-Represented AT&T Technicians From Your Union

It has been understood that policies would be adjusted in response to changing conditions, as the ground would invariably shift beneath us with COVID-19 infections spreading across the country.  We are once again being proactive and adjusting as the situation evolves.

March 25, 2020

CWA has negotiated a special COVID-19 bonus for AT&T Core Workers

CWA has negotiated a special COVID-19 bonus of 20% for *ALL* CWA members in *ALL* titles (inside and outside) who work for both AT&T Core.

March 20, 2020

AT&T West Bargaining Bulletin # 9 - Tentative Agreement Report

CWA District 9 bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement that is believed to improve the working standards for all members that are covered within this contract.

March 20, 2020

AT&T West Bargaining Bulletin #8, March 20, 2020

The Bargaining Committee continues negotiating with AT&T while adhering to all CDC recommendations (i.e. social distancing). Your Team has worked multiple days, late evenings, in an attempt to reach a tentative agreement.

March 11, 2020

AT&T West Bargaining Bulletin # 7, March 11, 2020

Your Bargaining Committee spent the last several days preparing a comprehensive counter proposal regarding Healthcare which we passed to the company today in formal bargaining.

March 6, 2020

AT&T West Bargaining Bulletin #6, March 6, 2020

AT&T West Bargaining Bulletin #6: Yesterday your Bargaining Team met with the Company and received their latest package proposal. The Company again failed to seriously address the working conditions and quality of life for our Members.