Sep 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News: Can Unions And Big Business Be Friends?

Mitchell Schnurman, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, challenges the "conventional wisdom about unions and big business." On the heels of CWA's successful campaign to organize American Airlines' passenger service agents, Schnurman looks at AT&T's potential merger with Direct TV.

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Sep 18, 2014

CWA: AT&T/DIRECTV Merger Will Advance Broadband Buildout and Benefit Consumers, Workers

The proposed AT&T/DIRECTV merger will advance the deployment of high-speed broadband, strengthen competition in the video and broadband markets, and promote collective bargaining and good, career jobs, the Communications Workers of America said in comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission. CWA urged the Commission to move forward expeditiously to approve the transaction.

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Jun 26, 2014

AT&T, DirectTV Face Congressional Hearing Double Header

In back-to-back congressional hearings on Tuesday, the CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV explained to lawmakers how their merger would benefit workers and consumers.

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Jun 12, 2014

CWA: AT&T/DirecTV Merger Can Benefit Workers, Consumers

CWA believes that the proposed AT&T/DirecTV merger can provide real benefits to workers and consumers.

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May 22, 2014

CWA Statement on Proposed AT&T Acquisition of DirecTV

CWA issued this comment on the announcement by AT&T that it plans to acquire DirecTV: "CWA is optimistic that this deal will improve services and make even more content available for millions of customers."

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May 19, 2014

CWA Statement on AT&T/DirecTV Deal

CWA is optimistic that this deal will improve services and make even more content available for millions of customers.

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Apr 21, 2014

This is What Fast Means

AT&T's 'gigapower' fiber network is world changing. It means good jobs for CWA members and other workers, and will connect consumers, businesses and communities with speeds that are 100 times faster.

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Feb 13, 2014

Endeavor Techs Join CWA

In a 17-1 vote, Endeavor Communications technicians who install Digital Life for AT&T in North New Jersey voted for representation by join CWA Local 1101..

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Dec 19, 2013

AT&T Announces Plan to Sell Connecticut Holdings to Frontier

AT&T said it plans to sell its wireline operations in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion. The sale must be approved by the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and other state regulators.

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Jul 11, 2013

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates in CA, at AT&T, and Frontier Communications in West Virginia.

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Jul 8, 2013

Tell AT&T:  Raising our Health Care Costs is a Sick Idea!

As you all should know, bargaining is taking place right now between the CWA and AT&T for the National AT&T Internet Agreement.

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Jul 8, 2013

AT&T NIC - Health Care Action Day

AT&T Internet Locals (and the Bargaining Team) joined in Health Care Action Day to protect the Health Care Costs

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Jun 27, 2013

Bargaining Update

Negotiations with AT&T Internet, University of California, The Washington Post, and Kaleida Health.

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Jun 4, 2013

AT&T National Internet Contract Expires July 13

This Contract, covering over 3,000 technicians and call center workers in 14 different states, will be a tough fight.

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May 16, 2013

Bargaining Updates

Bargaining Updates at AT&T East, New Jersey, and NABET.

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May 2, 2013

Bargaining Update, May 2, 2013

Bargaining updates for AT&T West, Registered nurses at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Piedmont Flight Attendants, Guild members at Consumer Reports, California Federation of Interpreters and more.

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Apr 1, 2013

CWA Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Agreement at AT&T West

CWAs bargaining committee and AT&T West have reached a new tentative agreement that provides major improvements over a previous tentative contract.

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Mar 28, 2013

Bargaining Update

Bargaining and negotiations news around CWA this week.

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Mar 25, 2013

CWA Members at AT&T West Reject Contract by Wide Margin, Negotiations to Resume Monday

CWA members at AT&T West voted to reject their tentative agreement by a wide margin and to support a strike if necessary. But after weekend meetings CWA elected local leaders authorized Vice President Weitkamp and the bargaining committee to return to negotiations beginning Monday.

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Mar 22, 2013

CWA Members at AT&T West Vote Down Contract

CWA members at AT&T West voted down a tentative contract yesterday.

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