CWA’s National Bargaining Committee entered into negotiations with AT&T. Throughout the course of these discussions, the Union held firmly to our position against vaccinations being a mandatory requirement as a condition of employment.
As previously reported, the CWA Bargaining Committee has passed numerous proposals and counter proposals across the bargaining table relative to AT&T’s plans to implement a rigid COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
On September 16, 2021, the parties resumed negotiations on the Company’s proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Proposals presented by the CWA Bargaining Committee the previous day were discussed.
On September 15, 2021, the CWA Bargaining Committee worked throughout the morning on formulating proposals to present to AT&T Wireline representatives relative to the Company’s proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
As was previously reported to the Locals representing AT&T bargained-for workers, the Company had notified CWA of its intention to put a mandatory vaccination policy in place requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated by January 1, 2022.