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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.

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.

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 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.

March 4, 2020

Amid Contract Negotiations, CWA-Represented AT&T West Workers Slam Company for New Stock Buyback Announcement

AT&T’s President and Chief Operating Officer John Stankey announced yesterday that the company would purchase another $4 billion in stock buybacks next quarter, in addition to the $4 billion the company repurchased this quarter.

March 4, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Report #5 March 4, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Report #5: Mobilize Mobilize Mobilize!

February 29, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Report #4 February 29, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Report # 4: The Company’s Packaged Proposal contained Zero upgrades for our members. Take Back after Take Back after Take Back.

February 27, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #3 February 27, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #3: Our Bargaining Team finished passing our opening round of proposals to the Company. The proposals were created using the data received from our Member’s bargaining surveys and from Local Officers.

February 25, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #2 February 25, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #2: Our Bargaining Team met today, February 25th with AT&T to exchange the first round of proposals.

February 25, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #1 February 25, 2020

AT&T Bargaining Bulletin #1: Contract bargaining opened today for more than 13,000 AT&T West workers, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team urged AT&T to negotiate an improved contract that includes wage increases, benefit protections and a commitment to keeping good, family-supporting jobs in the region.

February 24, 2020

AT&T Start of Bargaining Informational Picketing Actions

Today is the Day: AT$T Start of Bargaining Informational Picketing & Button Distribution

November 8, 2019

Bargaining Survey for AT&T Core | United We Bargain ~ Divided We Beg

The survey is out for members to take advantage of get the link here. What are your bargaining goals and priorities for 2020?

August 29, 2019

CWA's Weekly Newsletter

Striking CWA Members Push AT&T Southeast to Reach Deal, CWA Members Get Boost on Picket Line from Gerry Horgan’s Daughter, Bargaining and Mobilization Update, CWAers Mourn the Loss of Piedmont Agent Kendrick Darrell Hudson, CWAers Make Thousands of Calls to Fight for Jobs on National Day of Action, Presidential Candidates Support MAXIMUS Workers’ Fight to Form A Union, 2020 Union Plus Scholarships Available for CWA Families.

August 23, 2019

Workers at AT&T Southeast to Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Communications Workers of America members at AT&T Southeast plan to go on strike at midnight over unfair labor practices committed by management during negotiations for a new contract.

July 2, 2019

Tentative Agreement - Midwest AT&T (Legacy T)

We have received the CWA/AT&T Midwest COS Tentative Agreement and here are some details.

June 5, 2019

Tell Congress: Investigate AT&T

It's time for Congress to launch an investigation to find out what happened to the billions of dollars of our money that they gave away to AT&T and other corporations that are cutting jobs.

May 9, 2019

Despite Promises on Jobs, AT&T Announces California Layoffs

Despite promises to use its enormous tax savings to create “7,000 high-paying, really good jobs,” AT&T this week announced additional layoffs across California.

April 30, 2019

As Americans receive smaller tax refunds, AT&T runs away with billions in tax cuts

Thousands of AT&T workers sent letters to Congress demanding an investigation into what happened to the billions of dollars in tax breaks they gave away to AT&T and other corporations that keep cutting jobs.

February 21, 2019

CWA Members supporting the Oakland Teachers Strike and AT&T Mobility Bargaining in Puerto Rico

Today CWA District 9 Staff and union officers showed their support at the picket line in Support for our Oakland Teachers and also for our Bargaining in Puerto Rico for AT&T Mobility workers!