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January 4, 2018

Groundbreaking AT&T Wireless Agreement Extends Gender Identity Protections to Tens of Thousands of Workers

In a precedent-setting tentative agreement for AT&T wireless workers, workers have won the widest-reaching protections for transgender employees of any telecom industry contract.

June 5, 2017

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T East

Our bargaining team has reached a TA with AT&T East. 

May 17, 2017

AT&T Workers Issue Ultimatum: Fair Proposal by Friday or Strike

AT&T workers have given company executives until Friday, May 19 at 3PM ET to present serious proposals that invest in good jobs with a future. If AT&T officials refuse to negotiate fairly, workers will walk off the job in a three-day strike.

May 4, 2017

CWA Investigates AT&T Offshoring Operation in Dominican Republic

AT&T workers and CWA representatives are meeting with call center vendor employees in the Dominican Republic to learn more about what has happened to the jobs AT&T shipped there.

January 26, 2017

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining updates for AT&T, AT&T Mobility, AT&T West, and Avaya.

January 25, 2017

Orange Contract Bargaining Report #1

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with AT&T to kick-off bargaining for a successor “Orange” Regional Agreement covering over 20,000 employees in CWA Districts 1, 2-13, 4, 7, and 9.

August 3, 2016

Tentative Mobility Benefit Agreement Reached with AT&T Mobility

The CWA AT&T Mobility National Benefits Bargaining committee has reached a new tentative agreement with AT&T Mobility covering 42,000 workers. 

July 21, 2016

Press Release: It’s Time for AT&T to End its Demands for Health Care Cuts at Mobility

CWA’s AT&T Mobility bargaining team is working to negotiate a new national bargained benefit plan covering 45,000 AT&T Mobility workers.

June 11, 2016

CWA/AT&T Mobility National Bargained Benefit Bargaining

The CWA Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce we have reached a Tentative Agreement with AT&T Mobility on a four-year National Bargained Benefit Plan.

April 15, 2016

AT&T Members at Local 1298 Working Without a Contract Since Saturday Night.

AT&T members at CWA Local 1298 in Hamden, CT have been working without a contract since Saturday night.

March 7, 2016

AT&T Connecticut Bargaining Report #5

In our efforts to improve the work rules for CPE and 911 technicians, the union formed a sub‐committee and added Business Agent Chuck Borchert and Technician Ted Behrendt to work with VP?s Dave Weidlich and Jay Palazzo.

March 3, 2016

CWA ATT Mobility National Bargained Benefit Report #2

March 3, 2016. The CWA Bargaining Committee met via phone conference this week to discuss the Company's proposal and continues to review data from the company. We will meet as a committee and with the Company bargainers next week.

March 1, 2016

AT&T Connecticut Bargaining Report #4

The Company passed more proposals to the bargaining team today. We spent much time asking questions in an effort to evaluate the company?s proposals.

February 26, 2016

AT&T Connecticut Bargaining Report #3

The Union and the Company met today and the company made several retrogressive proposals related to healthcare and Article VII. In addition, they passed a proposal to eliminate the commitment of employment security. The Union stressed how shameful it is that AT&T would propose these changes after forcing many of these employees to continue their employment with AT&T when they could have had gainful employment and a Guaranteed Job Offer had they been allowed to transition at the time of the Frontier acquisition.

February 26, 2016

CWA / AT&T Mobility National Bargained Benefit Plan Report #1

The CWA and Company bargaining teams met via phone conference to kick off bargaining for a successor agreement for healthcare benefits. This NBBP Agreement covers all four CWA contracts with Mobility.

February 25, 2016

AT&T Connecticut Bargaining Report #2

The Company passed several proposals based on administration and clean up related to the titles at AT&T in Connecticut. Both committees agreed to scheduled meetings for tomorrow and for next week.

February 24, 2016

AT&T Connecticut Bargaining Report #1

The CWA Local 1298 Bargaining Committee met with AT&T Labor Relations today and based on information previously shared by the AT&T committee, fully expected to dive into the issues that are important to bringing in an agreement in a timely manner. Working together to reach a timely agreement is an issue that the company highlighted during their opening statements. Instead, the company presented the union with contract clean up that was insignificant to the heart of why we are at the bargaining table.

May 1, 2015

AT&T Mobility Members Fight Back Against New Attendance Policy

On May 1, AT&T Mobility implemented a new attendance policy for their retail stores which punishes workers for getting sick. If a worker is out sick more than 8 days a year, they are fired.

February 5, 2015

AT&T and DirecTV Merger is Good for Workers and Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission is considering a proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV. This merger is supported by the CWA, the national AFL-CIO and many state AFL-CIOs (including New York's) because it's good for working families and consumers.

September 27, 2010

Customer Service Professionals Conference

It is once again time for the Biennial Customer Service Professionals Conference.  This year's conference

September 1, 2010

Local 1298 Reaches Tentative Agreement with ATT

"We hung tough, the membership hung tough, we had the support of national, and AT&T knew it and finally realized that 'we're not going to get these guys to move,'" Local 1298 President Bill Henderson said.