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September 29, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #9 - FINAL REPORT

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.

September 22, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #8

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.

September 18, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #7

On September 17, 2021, the parties continued meetings at the bargaining table. The CWA Bargaining Committee passed modified bargaining demands across the table.

September 17, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #6

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.

September 16, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #5

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.

September 15, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #4

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with AT&T on September 14, 2021. The parties discussed the Union’s counter proposal to the Company’s proposed policy.

September 13, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #3

Today, the CWA Bargaining Committee met with AT&T and rejected the Company’s proposed mandatory vaccination policy for Union represented employees.

September 10, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Report #2

Today, the Company provided the CWA Bargaining Committee with a partial response to our comprehensive request for information.

September 10, 2021

CWA/AT&T Wireline COVID Bargaining Report #1

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.

August 3, 2021

DTV Effects Bargaining Report #2

Bargaining resumed today and as we were meeting with the Company over their decision to sell off DirecTV, we were informed that the deal was completed and would be announced at close of the stock market.

July 28, 2020

AT&T SW - Premises Technician Voluntary Surplus Offer (VSO) Special Requests

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please be advised that in bargaining over the Premises Technician VSO, the Company has agreed to review special requests utilizing the same process as was followed for the AFO VSP.

July 16, 2020

AT&T SW Important Update on VSP Offer Off Payroll Date of July 17, 2020

Earlier this week, CWA approached the Company requesting additional time for employees being matched.

July 2, 2020

CWA and AT&T Southwest Contract Extension Explanation Town Hall Call June 2, 2020

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please see the attached documents that we will be reviewing on our AT&T SW Local Presidents Contract Extension Explanation Town Hall call today at the new time of 4 p.m. As a reminder, the new participant dial-in number is: (855) 756-7520 Ext. 63466#.

June 30, 2020

AT&T SW - CWA and AT&T Southwest Reached Agreement in Early Contract Extension Negotiations

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please see the attached important notice from Vice President Cummings regarding the CWA/AT&T Southwest Extension Agreement.

June 20, 2019

News Article - AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs!

June 17, 2019 News Article - AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout

June 19, 2019

District 6 Updates

Please use the link above for additional details.

January 8, 2018

CWA Fights Unnecessary Layoffs at AT&T

CWA is fighting back against AT&T's proposal to layoff more than a thousand workers after the company's CEO, Randall Stephenson, promised to create at least 7,000 good, middle class jobs last year.

January 3, 2018

CWA District Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Over Layoffs

A statement by CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings on AT&T’s plans to lay off CWA-represented workers in the Southwest.

March 15, 2017

Detailed Final Bargaining Report for AT&T SW

Download the detailed final bargaining report outlining the contract changes in the tentative agree

March 15, 2017

AT&T Southwest 2017 Final Bargaining Report

This is a detailed outline of the changes to contract in the tentative agreement. Members will also receive a copy of this report in the mail along with their ratification ballot.

March 2, 2017

AT&T SW FINAL BARGAINING REPORT #23

CWA and AT&T entered into early bargaining on February 1, 2017.  The current contract expires on April 8, 2017.  After a month of very difficult bargaining, we are pleased to announce that CWA DISTRICT 6 and AT&T SW have reached a new four-year tentative agreement.  

We are in the process of scheduling a contract explanation meeting and a Town Hall Call.  We will provide the details upon completion.

Listed below are a few of the highlights of the agreement:

March 2, 2017

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #22

Your CWA Bargaining Committee has continued to negotiate Tuesday through Wednesday, March 1, 2017.   There has been much progress made but there are still bargaining issues that have to be resolved.  Today, our Members are wearing red and engaging in Mobilization activities everywhere in District 6.  Keep up the pressure, the Committee stands shoulder to shoulder with all of you to achieve a good contract.