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August 10, 2018 — Press Release

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

The agreement, which extends the contracts through August 5, 2023, will deliver an 11.2% wage increase over the additional four years and covers over 34,000 Verizon workers, including call center workers, and central office and field technicians.

August 9, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Consolidated Communications, New York City Parking Production Assistants, and Piedmont Airlines.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

As AT&T Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Ohio State Senate and House Call On AT&T to Settle Fair Contract

Despite promises that tax windfalls would be used to create jobs, AT&T has announced layoffs and continues to outsource and offshore American jobs.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

Skilled Telecom Workers Warn FCC about Dangerous Consequences of One-Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A local One-Touch, Make Ready ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky has been disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 27, 2018 — Press Release

FCC Set to Vote Next Week on Dangerous, Anti-Union One Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A nationwide OTMR policy would allow companies that want to add equipment to a utility pole to move existing equipment. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 26, 2018 — News

AT&T Media Campaign

Today CWA launched a media campaign with regards to our AT&T Midwest and Legacy T bargaining.

July 9, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #15

The Company and your Bargaining Team resumed bargaining today. The Company responded to the Union’s request for the results of the quality video audits the company has been trialing in the US.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

With Strike Looming at AT&T as Company Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Congress Call on AT&T to Settle Fair Contract, Disclose Plans for Profits from Tax Bill

In his letter, Senator Sherrod Brown calls on AT&T to reach an agreement that improves workers’ job security and includes a commitment to creating new jobs in the U.S.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Sprint and T-Mobile to Make Binding Commitments on Jobs and Workers' Rights in Potential Merger

New CWA analysis shows that the merger could cause massive job loss of more than 30,000 jobs across the country.

June 22, 2018 — News

Mobilization Report #7

Air Temps aren't the only thing on the rise so is the intensity of our members Actions. Read More.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWA Urges FCC to Protect All Consumers from Unauthorized Wireless Charges

Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission expanded its truth-in-billing rules to include wireless companies.

June 8, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds FCC Action to Protect Consumers from Unauthorized Wireless Charges

"Wireless and VoIP customers are entitled to the same protections as those using traditional landline service."

June 5, 2018 — Press Release

Verizon Leaves Communities Behind by Closing Wireless Stores in West Virginia and Kentucky

Verizon Wireless closed four retail stores in West Virginia and one in Kentucky, turning the operation of the stores over to a third-party contractor.

June 4, 2018 — News

Mobilization Report - ULP Strike Edition

Standing united against Legacy AT&T, Union members
demand the company cease and desist Direct Dealings with employees.

May 25, 2018 — Press Release

Bipartisan Group of Legislators Calls on FCC to Protect Public Safety and Honor Collective Bargaining Agreements

As the FCC reviews its pole attachment rules, a bipartisan group of legislators has expressed concern to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about "One-Touch Make-Ready" (OTMR) proposals that would allow companies who want to add equipment to a utility pole to move pre-existing telephone, cable and utility equipment.

May 18, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #61

The Bargaining Team met this morning to analyze the Company’s Sub-Package Proposal - CO4 regarding DTV.

May 16, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T, Nexstar Hit with Unfair Labor Practice Charges Over Failure to Disclose Plan for Tax Windfall

CWA filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against AT&T and Nexstar for refusing to provide information about the company’s plan to use its tax windfall to invest in its workforce.

May 9, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #55

The Bargaining Team met with the Company this morning to pass proposals for DTV.

May 3, 2018 — Press Release

CenturyLink Announces Layoffs Despite Massive Tax Windfall

President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress promised that corporations would use their tax cuts to invest in American workers by raising wages and create jobs. Instead corporations like CenturyLink have continued to outsource jobs, lay off workers and abandon their responsibilities to communities across our country.

May 2, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #49

The Company did not respond to any of the proposals we passed yesterday and gave no indication when they would be responding.

April 18, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #38

The Bargaining Team has received numerous questions about the BCB2 Plan.

April 17, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #37

The Bargaining Team met with the Company this morning. The Company passed proposals on DTV which for the most part were rejections of our previous proposals.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

On Tax Day, Working People Are Angry and Fighting Back

A Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton about how those in Congress and the White House have doubled down on increasing the wealth of top executives and shareholders at the expense of everyone else.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

AS AT&T POSTS BILLIONS IN PROFITS FROM GOP TAX BILL, DETROIT WORKER JOINS TAX MARCH 2018 TO CALL OUT COMPANY FOR MASS LAYOFFS

The company’s CEO Randall Stephenson promised to create 7,000 jobs if the GOP tax plan passed. Instead, despite a $20 billion windfall as a result of tax cuts in the bill, AT&T announced thousands of unnecessary layoffs late last year.