Senator Casey alerted President Trump to the need for action last year, but instead of working reduce offshoring, the Trump Administration backed provisions in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act that provide incentives for corporations to send jobs overseas.
Workers at five federal contract call centers operated by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) filed new wage theft complaints with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. Since January, over 2,000 current and former GDIT call center workers have come forward to call on the Department of Labor (DOL) to investigate violations of prevailing wage law at the company.
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.
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.
Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines will gather at airports across the country on Monday, April 16 to step up their calls for sustainable, family supporting wages at the airline.
The NLRB has issued a complaint against GDIT for violating federal labor laws at its Alexandria, VA facility. This complaint follows a series of complaints filed by CWA with the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.
CWA filed a complaint with the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division on behalf of GDIT employees providing evidence that GDIT misclassifies its call center agents at a lower prevailing wage rate than their job duties merit.
Senator Bob Casey wrote a letter to the CEO of Wells Fargo, Timothy Sloan, calling for the rehire of American call center workers that were laid off by the company after increasing call center operations in the Phillippines.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) expresses its solidarity and condolences to the families of the 37 workers who perished in the December 23 fire in the Research Now SSI call center in Davao, Philippines
Over 21,000 CWA AT&T wireless workers reached a precedent-setting tentative contract agreement that rolls back the trends of offshoring and outsourcing and sets a new standard for wireless retail and call center jobs in America.
With reports that T-Mobile and Sprint are close to sealing a deal, it’s clear that this potential merger will result in the loss of at least 20,000 U.S. jobs and will harm consumers by reducing competition. CWA President Chris Shelton called for intense scrutiny by FCC and DOJ regulators.