News

February 21, 2019 — News

Where Are Those Wage Increases from the GOP Corporate Tax Cut?

In order to get the Republican corporate tax cut bill passed, many big businesses made big promises to workers that their wages would go up.

February 7, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Southwest, AT&T Midwest, and Altice.

February 7, 2019 — News

A New CWA Steward Training is in the Works!

AT&T and Cricket Wireless members from Locals 7708, 7750 and 7777, gathered in Denver, Colo., last week for the pilot of a new CWA STRONG Steward Training program.

January 31, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 30, 2019 — Press Release

As AT&T Releases Q4 Earnings, CWA Denounces Ongoing Layoffs, Slashing of 11,000+ Jobs Since Tax Cut

Despite strong results AT&T is making deep cuts in its workforce. Today's report shows that AT&T has eliminated 11,780 jobs in 2018 alone. AT&T is also on track to pay out three-quarters of its 2018 profits to shareholders in the form of dividends and share buybacks. Members of the Communications Workers of America, who are bargaining with the company for a new contract in the Midwest and Legacy T units, have serious concerns about the company's gutting of good, family-supporting jobs.

January 10, 2019 — Press Release

Syracuse Call Center Latest Victim of AT&T Job Cuts and Call Center Closings

AT&T confirmed it is closing a 150-employee call center in Syracuse, New York. These are the latest job cuts from AT&T after it announced a round of layoffs including call center closures in Indianapolis (Ind.), Kalamazoo (Mich.) and Appleton (Wis.) in December and has cut 10,700 jobs since the tax bill passed.

January 10, 2019 — News

New Report: AT&T Has Cut More Than 10,000 U.S. Jobs Since Congress Passed the GOP Tax Bill

A new report released by CWA this week shows that despite receiving a $20 billion tax break from the Republican corporate tax cut bill, AT&T has eliminated more than 10,700 union jobs in 2018 alone.

January 7, 2019 — Press Release

Following AT&T’s Promise to Invest Tax Windfall in U.S. Workforce, Report Reveals AT&T Cut More Than 10,000 Us Jobs Since Congress Passed Tax Bill

While AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson once boasted that every $1 billion in tax savings will create “about 7,000 good jobs for the middle class,” the company has eliminated more than 10,700 union jobs in 2018 alone and has recently announced the closure of three more call centers in the Midwest.

December 20, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, and the Casper Star-Tribune.

December 13, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, and Envoy Air.

December 6, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air, Law360, AT&T Southwest, and A&T Midwest.

December 6, 2018 — News

Facing Public Pressure, AT&T, Verizon Pull Funding from Anti-Worker Organization

CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.

November 16, 2018 — News

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

November 15, 2018 — News

Help CWA Members Devastated By California Wildfires

Wildfires have devastated more than 200,000 acres in Northern and Southern California and destroyed thousands of homes.

November 1, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T.

October 25, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Dex Media, Inc., Nokia, Law360, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, and Envoy Air.

October 24, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T - Mobilization Report #11

Six (6) Months After Expiration

October 11, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T.

October 4, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Windstream, S&P Global, and DIRECTV Sports Broadcast Center.

September 27, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Frontier Airlines, and Windstream.

September 27, 2018 — News

North Carolina CWAers Hold Town Hall Meeting to Discuss How to Save Call Center Jobs

Dozens of working North Carolinians gathered in Greensboro Tuesday for a town hall discussion on the future of call center work in the state.

September 27, 2018 — News

Senator Ted Cruz Is Wrong About Corporate Tax Cuts, Wages, and Jobs

Senator Cruz needs to stop listening to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and start listening to Texans who work at AT&T and American.

September 20, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and Air Wisconsin.

September 13, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, NBCUniversal, and Nokia.