May 29, 2014
Mobilizing for a fair contract at Alcatel-Lucent: Above, members of Local 1090 in New Jersey call out Alcatel-Lucent for subcontracting. Below, members of Local 13590 make it clear that CWAers are "fighting for our place in the future."
The contract between CWA and Alcatel-Lucent covering about 1,000 installers has been extended until June 7 at 11:59 pm while negotiations continue.
Last week, CWAers rallied at Alcatel-Lucent operations nationwide, sending the clear message that "we want our place in the future." CWAers at inside locations stood up at their desks at 11:00 a.m. and held up signs right on the floor.
Members of CWA Local 4302 who work for the Stark County, Ohio, Metropolitan Housing Authority ratified a new three-year contract. The housing authority serves about 10,000 people by providing public and low-income housing. Read more here.