Apr 14, 2015

CWA: Some Progress in AT&T Contract Talks, No Extension Past Noon Today

Some progress reported in bargaining at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T.

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Apr 12, 2015

CWA Statement Contract expiration

For release April 10, 2015 Contact: Candice Johnson, CWA Communications, cjohnson@cwa-union.org As Contract Expiration Nears, CWA Calls on AT&T to Bargain Constructively Washington, D.C. -- With just hours until the midnight April 11 expiration of two AT&T contracts, members of the Communications Workers of America and their bargaining teams are calling on management to bargain constructively on the key issues.

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Apr 11, 2015

Contracts Covering About 18,000 Workers Expire at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T

Contracts covering AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T expired at midnight tonight. The contracts will be extended until noon on April 14 while negotiations continue.

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Apr 10, 2015

As Contract Expiration Nears, CWA Calls on AT&T to Bargain Constructively

CWA calls on AT&T negotiators to bargain constructively in the remaining hours before expiration.

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Mar 27, 2015

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #17

Today the Union proposed an additional pension improvement to expand service pension eligibility (eligibility for retiree benefits) to those with 15 years of service who are 60 years old.

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Mar 5, 2015

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #2

Today the Company presented its proposals on Medical Care, Pensions and other benefits.

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Feb 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Proposed Sale of Verizon Assets to Frontier Communications

Verizon announces plans to sell some wireline assets to Frontier Communications.

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Jan 29, 2015

CWA Commends FCC Action on Broadband Speed

The Communications Workers of America applauds FCC action today to raise the definition of broadband to networks capable of delivering a minimum of 25 mbps downstream and 3 mbps upstream.

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Oct 20, 2014

AT&T Concerning a Savings Plan Change

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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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Sep 16, 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.

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Aug 29, 2014

National Day to Fight for Families

I was proud yesterday to stand with more than 2,000 protesters demanding that President Obama use his authority to enact relief for Immigrants.

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Aug 6, 2014

End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

The merger of these two competing companies would likely have meant more job loss since both companies have a track record of offshoring U.S. jobs. Had the merger gone forward, the two companies likely would have bragged about new synergies that would enable them to cut even more U.S. jobs.

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Jul 31, 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Agreement Ratified

Alcatel-Lucent Agreement Ratified

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Jul 2, 2014

CWA: ‘Un-carrier’ Bills Customers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Services They Never Ordered

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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 8, 2014

NLRB Takes ‘Extraordinary Action’ to Consolidate Complaints Against T-Mobile US

In an extraordinary decision, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board has moved to consolidate recent unfair labor practice complaints that have been brought against T-Mobile US. The telecommunications company has been cited for its relentless and escalating attempts over the past 10 years to stop workers from obtaining union representation.

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Feb 13, 2014

CWA: Regulators Should Scrutinize Comcast-Time Warner in Terms of Cost, Competition, Public Interest

The bid by Comcast Communications to acquire Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal must be carefully reviewed by federal regulators.

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Feb 3, 2014

Medicare Retiree Health Exchange Project

AT&T is preparing to send another mailing to retirees next week. Draft versions of the mailing are attached. There are two important developments to note:

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Jan 23, 2014

U.S. Regulators Should Make Clear that SoftBank-T-Mobile US Deal is Non-Starter

CWA released this statement on news reports that SoftBank, which owns nearly 80 percent of Sprint, is engaged in direct talks with Deutsche Telekom to buy T-Mobile US.

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