News

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 1, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #23

The Company passed additional data request responses, including clarification on the health care modeling.

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 31, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #22

The Company and your Bargaining Team did not meet today. Both Parties were working independently.

July 30, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #21

The Company passed additional data request responses regarding additional contractor training.

July 27, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T MOBILIZATION REPORT #9

Members remain strong in Mobilization actions.

July 27, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #20

The Company passed additional data requests responses regarding 5G training, contractor training costs and Installation and 3P service outage protocols.

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

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #19

Your bargaining committee passed several proposals in order to address all of the Company’s concerns, in an effort to preserve the Bargaining Unit and our jobs.

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 24, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #18

Formal bargaining between the Company and your Bargaining Team resumed today.

July 13, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #17

The Union passed a proposal to continue the “Added Benefits Program” for the life of CWA-26 Contract.

July 12, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #16

The Company responded to several of the Union’s request for information regarding liability insurance for Installers who use their personal vehicles for company business as well as information regarding payroll processing.

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.

July 9, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #81

From day one of these negotiations we have been clear with the Company that your number one issues are Employment Security and Healthcare.

July 6, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #14

The Company and your Bargaining Team met again today. The Company’s Senior Director of Benefits met with us to discuss the active healthcare plan and several cost models requested by the Union.

July 5, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #13

The Company announced that Tom Agelopoulos, the leader of Field Forces in North America, has accepted a position with the Fixed Networks.

July 3, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT # 80

The Bargaining Team and the Company met early this morning to further attempt to come to an agreement for a fair and just contract.

July 2, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #79

The Bargaining Team met with the Company over the last few days in an attempt to find a way to reach a fair and just agreement for our members.

June 29, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT # 78

The Bargaining Team met with the Company today. We met the entire day to discuss open items.

June 29, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #12

Due to the many outstanding data requests and the ultimate goal of reaching a fair and equitable agreement, the Company and Union agreed to extend the current collective bargaining agreement for another month.

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

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT # 77

The Bargaining Team met with the Company today. This morning the Company explained, for over 2 hours, the details of their final offer.