Feb 28, 2013
CWA Local 9400 members rally in support of the AT&T Mobility bargaining committee.
- Today, US Airways Flight Attendants ratified a single contract with double-digit pay increases, industry-leading job protections and work rules, and a seat at the table as full partners in the merger with American Airlines. The contract, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, sets the stage for additional improvements, uniting both groups under one agreement and positioning Flight Attendants for future improvements. With an overwhelming number of Flight Attendants participating, the contract was ratified by 80 percent. Read more here.
- CWA District 6 yesterday announced members have ratified their contractual agreement with AT&T Southwest, covering about 22,000 members at AT&T operations in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and Missouri. An earlier tentative agreement was turned down by a narrow margin last month. "Over 60 percent of our members voted in favor of this agreement, which over its life assures them good wages, family health care and job security," said CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings.
- Negotiations are continuing with AT&T East in Connecticut, covering 3,000 members of CWA Local 1298.
- CWA has reached a tentative agreement with AT&T Mobility covering 22,000 workers. Details of the tentative agreement are being provided to members and locals, and a ratification vote by the membership will be scheduled. AT&T Mobility workers covered by this contract are customer service representatives, technicians and retail store workers in 36 states and the District of Columbia.
- CWA District 9 has reached a tentative contract with AT&T West covering about 18,000 CWA members at AT&T operations in California and Nevada. Details of the tentative agreement are being provided to members and locals, and a ratification vote by the membership will be scheduled.
- Registered nurses at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., continue to work without a contract. This week dozens of RNs and their labor allies picketed the hospital to protest management's demand they make concessions on wages and benefits after the hospital posted more than a $3.8 million profit last year. Listen to their story here.
- The Woodbury County Board in Iowa approved raises for the 57 county Sheriff's Office jailers and process servers represented by CWA Local 7177. Read more here.