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AT&T Mobility and DirecTV (Black)
CWA members at AT&T Mobility have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract covering over 7,000 workers in the Southeast region. The new proposed 4-year contract includes substantial raises to base wages with adjustments for inflation, job title upgrades, paid parental leave, improved overtime language, new stipends for work-from-home agents, enhanced job security protections, additional commuter benefits, increased severance payments, and more improvements. Building on gains from the previous contract, the new agreement also includes an increase in call center call volume guarantees, sets a minimum percentage for company-owned retail stores, and extends job security protections to all job titles covered by the agreement. A ratification vote will be held once the members have an opportunity to review the details of the agreement. Click here for more details on the tentative agreement.
CWA District 3 members at DirecTV are working without a contract after a 72-hour extension expired on Monday. However, the bargaining committee continues to negotiate to reach a final agreement with the company. While there has been some progress, the company is refusing to meet the workers’ reasonable demands on critical issues such as wages and benefits. The members are continuing to mobilize to build power and reach a fair contract that recognizes the hard work and commitment they bring to the company.
On Wednesday, CWA District 3 members at DirecTV held informational pickets to demand a fair contract that includes the wages and benefits they deserve.
Liberty Latin America Ltd.
Members of CWA Local 3010 at Liberty Latin America Ltd., which took over AT&T’s operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2020, held a rally ahead of the beginning of negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. The current agreement expires on February 24, 2023. For the past several months, the workers and the bargaining committee have been preparing to address the issues that impact the members and their families including fair compensation, job security, and keeping their benefits intact. CWA represents over 700 workers at Liberty, including call center representatives, network employees, and retail sales representatives spread around different locations in Puerto Rico. For more bargaining updates, click here.
Passenger Service Agents at American Airlines, members of the CWA-IBT Association, are continuing to negotiate for a fair contract. The bargaining committee is determined to address critical issues that impact members and their families including wages, benefits, and working conditions. Members at stations across the country are continuing to mobilize to strengthen their power at the bargaining table. This week, the members showed some Valentine's Day love to their bargaining team by sharing their solidarity selfies and group pictures on social media.