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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. 

February 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.