News

October 31, 2017

AT&T's "Final Offer"

The company's "final offer" is an attempt to divide us. 

October 20, 2017

Orange Bargaining Town Hall Call | October 19, 2017

Listen to the town hall call from October 19. 

October 20, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 58

This week the CWA bargainers met to review our proposals and outstanding data requests, and to prepare responses to AT&T’s recent proposals, which did not address the issues that we have been talking to them about for months.

October 16, 2017

November 7, Vote NO on ConCon

The Constitutional Convention: Just Another Party for Lobbyists

October 13, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 57

This morning AT&T sent out an email to our membership that begs clarification. While not exactly fake news, it is misleading and aimed at dividing our membership.

October 6, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 56

AT&T passed CWA several proposals this week and our Committee spent the week reviewing the proposals along with our open data requests to see what AT&T has still failed to provide us.

September 27, 2017

Statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the Trump Tax Plan

“President Trump has promised that ‘we will cut taxes tremendously for the middle class.’ The truth is, this plan is a billionaire’s dream masquerading as a tax cut for middle class families."

September 13, 2017

StoryCorps Employees Vote for CWA Representation and a Union Voice

Staff members at StoryCorps have voted for union representation by Communications Workers of America Local 1180. 

September 8, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 55

The bargaining committees met this week and discussed monitoring in the Retail stores and Call Centers, and the Company’s unilateral changes to the MI-60 assignment in the Call Centers. We will revisit this next week when bargaining reconvenes.

September 7, 2017

AT&T Mobility Workers Visit Capitol Hill

AT&T Mobility workers, members of CWA from several states, met with Members of Congress to speak about how AT&T’s offshoring and its third party dealer structure are harming workers.

September 5, 2017

Were you affected by 9/11?

Were you affected by 9/11? The World Trade Center Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) can help. 

September 5, 2017

CWA: Trump's Move on Dreamers is Cruel and Mean-Spirited

Statement from CWA on the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

August 25, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 54

The Bargaining Committee and the Company met today to continue our dialogue on the Company’s proposed changes to Retail commissions for September and October, which many of you saw posted previously on the My CSP.

August 18, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 53

This week bargaining focused on commission changes AT&T has planned for September and October.

August 7, 2017

CWA President Chris Shelton's Address to the 76th CWA Convention

In his address to the CWA Convention, Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton rallies CWAers to the CWA STRONG program and to do what needs to be done to ensure the survival of the labor movement.

August 3, 2017

New Jersey CWAers Win Back Pay for State Workers

The NJ State Assembly voted on Tuesday to pass a bill requiring back pay for state workers locked out during the state shutdown.

July 28, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 52

The CWA and AT&T bargainers met this week via phone conference.

July 20, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 51

There have been no meetings scheduled with the Company this week.

July 6, 2017

GOP Health Care Bill is Massive Tax Giveaway to the Wealthy

With Senators home for recess, CWAers have been working hard to oppose the Senate Republicans' health care bill.

July 6, 2017

Hundreds of New York Times Employees Walk Out to Protest Copy Editor Layoffs

Hundreds of New York Times employees walked off the job last Thursday to protest layoffs.

July 5, 2017

Why we continue to fight

Here are the key things we are fighting for, and what the company's response has been so far.

June 30, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 50

The Company continues making changes to different systems, working conditions and policies since the contract has expired.

June 22, 2017

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 49

The Union and Company met today and discussed several issues that have come up over the last several weeks

June 22, 2017

CWA Statement on the Senate's Health Care Plan

In some ways, the Senate Republican health care plan is even worse than the version that Hosue Republicans adopted.