The Communications Workers of America (CWA) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard in light of the ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement between CWA and Microsoft which provides Activision Blizzard workers with a clear path to collective bargaining.
CWA members under the Orange contract at AT&T Mobility have won a groundbreaking tentative agreement. Plus, CWA members at Frontier Communications in California are ramping up their mobilization efforts.
Today the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and Microsoft announced they have entered into a ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement. The agreement will apply at Activision Blizzard beginning 60 days after Microsoft’s acquisition closes, and it reflects a fundamental belief by both organizations that enabling workers to freely and fairly make a choice about union representation will benefit Microsoft and its employees, and create opportunities for innovation in the gaming sector.
Today, a group of freelance post production coordinators in New York unanimously voted for union representation with CWA, becoming the first post production coordinators in New York’s motion picture industry to win formal union representation.
In the truest form of trade union solidarity, Workers United and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), together with the organizing committee of Fruit Stand Workers United(FSWU) have agreed that CWA will provide support to FSWU’s union organizing efforts at Apple’s Grand Central Station store in New York City. FSWU had originally approached Workers United for support. Workers United is the union that is supporting the Starbucks Workers United campaign.