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Union power is impossible without the full participation of an organized, educated and mobilized membership. We cannot protect ourselves or make any gains without it.  A few leaders cannot do it alone. It cannot work if we only do it during Contract bargaining.  It must be the way Locals function all the time.

Mobilization requires three elements:

  1. Organization -- an organized structure that touches every member, in each department, each building, each Local.
  2. Education – understanding our industry, our employer, the political situation, our allies and our power as a Union.
  3. A plan for collective action  -- actions that involve our members on every level, from wearing Red Shirts to taking on the employer in any way necessary. 

This site contains tools that will help you accomplish those three things.  We will also use it to share ideas from Locals that have done successful mobilization activities. As the Staff responsible for Mobilization, Laura Unger (link to email address) will help you develop you plans if you request it.

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them… The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.”  Frederick Douglas

AT&T/Lucent/Avaya/OFS Mobilization Coordinator - Laura Unger

Organizing Coordinator - Jimmy Cosgrove

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. Read More

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.. Read More

Oct 31, 2013

Local 4050 demonstrates against increases in Health Care costs for AT&T Retirees

The rally was covered in both the TV news and press. Read More

Aug 7, 2013

More mobilization news - Fighting for Fairness at AT&T Internet Services

In addition to the terrific action in Dallas, there was a spirited informational picket line on August 6th in Indianapolis, organized by Local 6508. Read More

Aug 7, 2013

Rally at AT&T Headquarters in Dallas - August 6, 2013

CWA Congratulates AT&T on naming rights! But WTF? Read More

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