Dec 6, 2012

CWA/NETT Takes Video Editing Class to Canada

CWA/NETT’s mobile training lab recently traveled to Canada to teach the basics of Final Cut Pro to members.

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Nov 21, 2012

Der Spiegel: Employees at T-Mobile Face ‘Brutal Psychological Terror’

The German weekly newsmagazine Der Spiegel is out with an expose on the appalling working conditions at T-Mobile USA, detailing the "brutal psychological terror" faced by workers.

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Nov 19, 2012

Der Spiegel: Employees at T-Mobile USA Face ‘Brutal Psych Terror’

The German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has just published a major review and analysis of the “brutal psych terror” faced by workers at T-Mobile USA. Der Spiegel is one of Europe's largest publications, with a weekly circulation of more than one million and is known for its attention to detail and comprehensive reporting.

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Nov 8, 2012

We Expect Better Campaign Heating Up in Germany

Leaders and members of ver.di, the union representing German workers at Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile, are gearing up the campaign to support T-Mobile USA workers in the face of a proposed sale of that company to Metro PCS, a U.S. firm that outsources the majority of its jobs.

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Jul 26, 2012

ver.di Leader: AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile Like Night and Day

This past month, Lothar Schröder, Executive Board Member of ver.di, the German union representing over 2 million workers, including those at T-Mobile's parent company Deutsche Telekom, has been traveling to T-Mobile locations throughout the United States, meeting with T-Mobile USA workers and the CWA activists who are helping them get a union voice.

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Jul 26, 2012

Workers Stand for America Rally

Tens of thousands of workers will unite next month in Philadelphia — the birthplace of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights — to demand economic freedom and opportunity for all.

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Jul 19, 2012

CWA Gains TAA Benefits for Workers Laid Off at Seven Call Centers

CWA was successful in gaining Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits for up to 3,300 T-Mobile USA workers after the company closed seven call centers in June.

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Jul 12, 2012

Workers Know: There’s No More Mr. Nice T-Mobile

This week, AFL-CIO and Jobs with Justice activists, plus supporters throughout the union movement, are holding actions at T-Mobile USA retail stores across the country as part of the AFL-CIO’s “America Wants to Work Campaign.”

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Jul 12, 2012

On the Road to Workers’ Rights at T-Mobile USA

With the help of ver.di leaders Lothar Schröder and Constantin Greve, CWAers are reaching out to T-Mobile USA workers across the country in an organizing blitz.

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Jul 5, 2012

Ver.di Activist Joins T-Mobile Protests

Ver.di activist and Works Councilor Uli Meyer-Berhorn joined local union activists Monday in protesting the actions of T-Mobile USA in Tacoma, Wash.

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May 24, 2012

Former T-Mobile USA Worker Takes Message to Deutsche Telekom

Blake Poindexter, a former T-Mobile USA worker who lost his job in the shuttering of seven call centers, addressed shareholders at the Deutsche Telekom (DT) annual meeting in Cologne, Germany, today. Poindexter, who now is working with CWA to help T-Mobile USA workers gain bargaining rights, worked at the Frisco, Tex., call center. That center, along with six others, will close in June affecting the jobs of 3,300 workers.

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May 17, 2012

CWA-TU Begins Bargaining

Bargaining continued for a first contract for 15 CWA-TU technicians at T-Mobile USA in Connecticut.

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May 10, 2012

Real Bargaining Rights Produce Big Gains for ver.di Members at T-Mobile

In a big victory for Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile workers, ver.di — the union representing more than 2 million workers — announced a tentative agreement with DT that provides for a 6.5 percent pay increase over two years for 50,000 workers in Germany. Negotiations are continuing for workers at DT's T-Systems unit.

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May 3, 2012

At Shareholders’ Meeting, AT&T Gets the CWA Message

At the AT&T annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, shareholders heard a loud and clear message from CWA leaders and members: AT&T should be helping to "lead our economic recovery by continuing to provide good, middle class jobs. We are the network. We deserve a fair contract."

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May 3, 2012

Standing Together for Global Workers’ Rights

CWA President Larry Cohen opened a D.C. session of the International Labor Rights Forum.

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Apr 26, 2012

99 Percent Spring/Challenging Corporate Power Plans Training, Actions

Across the country, activists are ramping up direct, non-violent actions. Did you miss 99 Percent Spring training last week? It's not too late to get involved. All the materials and videos are now online.

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Apr 26, 2012

Cohen: ‘The status quo is not stable’

CWA President Larry Cohen, renewing his call for international solidarity, used a trip to Germany this week to underscore how the erosion of American workers' rights should serve as a wake-up call for the global labor movement.

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Apr 20, 2012

Workers Rally to Protect T-Mobile Call Center Jobs

T-Mobile USA workers on Monday sent a loud, clear message to their CEO Philipp Humm: Keep good call center jobs in America and bring back the thousands you've shipped overseas.

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Apr 12, 2012

99 Percent Spring/Challenging Corporate Power Kicks Off Teach-Ins

This week, 99 Percent Spring/Challenging Corporate Power — a large coalition of progressive organizations, from Greenpeace to Occupiers to CWA — began training 100,000 people across the country to tell the story of how America's economy collapsed and the history of non-violent direct action. These teach-ins will give participants the tools to launch their own progressive actions and campaigns for change.

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Apr 12, 2012

Cohen: Build a Framework like Brazil

Faced with a nationwide attack on workers' rights and their unions, American workers can learn a lesson from the Brazilians, CWA President Larry Cohen said Wednesday.

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