CWA thanked Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) for sending a letter on Thursday to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma in response to a request for information implying CMS is considering outsourcing American call center jobs.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) this week sent a letter to Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chair Cheri Bustos to urge the Committee to cease providing campaign support to the seven Democratic House Members who voted against final passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.
AT&T Southwest Mobility workers, represented by the Communications Workers of America, today authorized a strike, with a vote supported by 98% of workers. The strike authorization comes as CWA's contract with AT&T, covering more than 8,000 Southwest Mobility workers, is set to expire on Friday, February 21, 2020.
U.S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero’s decision to allow the T-Mobile/Sprint merger to go forward without changes despite the serious anti-trust concerns raised by attorneys general from 13 states and the District of Columbia will put 30,000 jobs at risk.
As contract bargaining opened today for over 8,000 AT&T Southwest Mobility employees, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team emphasized the need for AT&T to negotiate an improved contract that includes wage and benefit increases and a commitment to keeping good, family-supporting jobs in the region. Workers set up informational picket lines at retail stores and call center locations across the region in support of the bargaining.
AT&T's 2019 fourth quarter earnings report shows that the company continues to cut jobs and reduce capital expenditures even as it announced record operating and free cash flow for 2019 and more than $5 billion in stock buybacks in the past four months.
NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).