News

January 8, 2018 — Press Release

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 — Press Release

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.

September 14, 2017 — News

2017 Labor Agreement: ATT SW and CWA

Attached please find the 2017 Labor Agreement:  ATT SW and CWA.

March 15, 2017 — News

Detailed Final Bargaining Report for AT&T SW

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

March 2, 2017 — News

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 — News

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. 

February 28, 2017 — News

AT&T SW BARGAINING REPORT #21

Your CWA Bargaining Committee continued negotiations late into the night on Sunday, through Monday, February 27, 2017.  The Union Committee continues to bargain today, attempting to reach an agreement with the Company.

February 26, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #20

Your CWA Bargaining Committee negotiated throughout the weekend with the Company.  Late Sunday afternoon the Company presented a “Last, Best and Final Offer” to the Union.

February 25, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #19

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on Friday, February 24, 2017.  There was progress made at the negotiating table, but both sides are far apart on many issues.  Some of the bargaining demands that were discussed are:

February 24, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #18

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  The Company presented a complete package proposal to the Union.  There was some movement on the Company’s part, but at this juncture in negotiations the proposal was severely deficient in many areas in meeting our Member’s proposals.

February 23, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #17

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  The Company did not present a bargaining proposal to the Union.  Both Committees questioned the other on the following items:

February 22, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #16

The CWA Bargaining Committee spent Tuesday, February 22, 2017, studying data that has been provided by the Company.  The Committee continued to question the Company on their proposals and to request further data.  The Union Bargaining Committee will be meeting with the Company Committee on Wednesday afternoon.

February 21, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #15

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on Monday, February 20, 2017, to present bargaining demands.  The Union Committee presented the following demands:

February 20, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #14

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on February 17, 2017, and then continued meeting over the weekend.  The Union questioned the Company on their package proposal of February 16, 2017, to fully understand what the Company had presented.

February 17, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #13

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on February 16, 2017.  The Company presented a complete package proposal to the Union.  The Union Committee worked late into the evening analyzing the Company’s package of proposals.

February 17, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #12

Your CWA Bargaining Committee on February 15, 2017, spent the day studying data the Company had provided in previous negotiation sessions.  The Company had presented a bargaining demand regarding a new Home Dispatch Program for Premise Technicians.

February 15, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #11

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on February 14, 2017, and presented a comprehensive Modified Union Demand Package.  The Union Committee’s Demand Package was in response to the completely unacceptable Company Demand Package.

February 14, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #10

The CWA Bargaining Committee worked throughout the day, on February 13, 2017, and then late into the evening to prepare a response to the Company’s first bargaining package.   As you have read in Bargaining Reports #8 and #9 the Company’s first proposal has no chance of being accepted by your Bargaining Committee.

February 13, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #9

As discussed in Bargaining Report #8, this is a follow-up bargaining report regarding only Appendix J Employees.  Many of the Company’s Bargaining demands in Bargaining Report #8 affect Appendix J Employees.  The Company Bargaining demands listed in this report are specific to Appendix J Employees.

February 13, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #8

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on February 9, 2017.  The Company presented a complete package proposal to the Union.  The Union Bargaining Committee spent Friday, February 10, 2017 and the entire weekend meeting with the Company, as well as analyzing the package to fully understand the totality of the Company proposal.

February 10, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #7

The CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company on February 9, 2017, for a long negotiating session during the afternoon.  The CWA bargaining chair, Mike Neumann, provided answers to the Company on previous questions they had regarding the Union’s proposals.

February 9, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #6

The CWA Bargaining Committee and the Company remained on-call February 8, 2017.  The Union Committee continued to study data that the Company had presented regarding the pension plans and bridging of Net Credited Service.

February 8, 2017 — News

AT&T SW Bargaining Report #5

The CWA Bargaining Committee met multiple times on February 7, 2017, with the Company to continue presenting Union bargaining proposals. After long periods of discussions with the Company, your Bargaining Committee then recessed for the day to go back to prepare new proposals and data requests.