June 13, 2019

AT&T is Cutting Jobs and Abandoning Rural Communities Across the Midwest

In large parts of the states examined by CWA, AT&T has not upgraded its copper network to fiber to better serve customers.

June 13, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest from AT&T and Air Wisconsin.

June 12, 2019

New Analysis: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities Across Midwest

Four new reports from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) show that AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities across the Midwest. Focusing on Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, the reports detail how AT&T is cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards.

June 6, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest bargaining and mobilizing news for General Electric and AT&T.

June 6, 2019

CWAers Win Protections for Nevada and Alabama Call Center Jobs

Thanks to the hard work of Nevada CWAers, call center legislation is now heading to Governor Steve Sisolak for a signature!

May 30, 2019

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California and AT&T, including AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T, AT&T Mobility, and AT&T Southeast.

May 30, 2019

New Report: The GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill is Doing Nothing for Working People

A new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service reveals the ugly truth about the Republican corporate tax cut bill.

May 23, 2019

Report: Verizon Failed Those Affected by Hurricane Michael

Well-trained union members make a difference in a crisis.

May 13, 2019

AT&T Cut over 23,000 Jobs Since Congress Passed Tax Bill

A new analysis of AT&T’s March proxy statement and annual report by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) shows the telecom company eliminated 23,328 jobs since the Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed in late 2017, including nearly 6,000 in the first quarter of 2019.

May 9, 2019

Despite Promises on Jobs, AT&T Announces California Layoffs

Despite promises to use its enormous tax savings to create “7,000 high-paying, really good jobs,” AT&T this week announced additional layoffs across California.

May 9, 2019

CWA Local 4009 Members Walk Out!

After raising multiple issues that went unresolved by management, CWA Local 4009 members employed at an AT&T Sales Call Center in Southfield, Mich., walked off the job this week.

May 2, 2019

Bargaining Update

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

April 25, 2019

Bargaining Update

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

April 25, 2019

CWA Members Protest AT&T Contractor Alorica

To fight back against AT&T's efforts to divide working people, CWA members are building solidarity with international call center workers.

April 18, 2019

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for Envoy Air, Frontier Communications, AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T and AT&T Southeast.

April 4, 2019

Fighting for Workers in CWA District 7

At the CWA District 7 Conference this week in Minneapolis, Minn., CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWA members to organize to build worker power!

March 28, 2019

Congress Probes AT&T's Broken Promises on Jobs

When the Republican corporate tax cut bill was being debated, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was happy to make big promises to the American people that if it passed, AT&T would create thousands of new jobs.

March 28, 2019

CWA Member Urges Senators to Act to Rein in Corporate Stock Buybacks

Since the passage of the Republican corporate tax cut bill, companies like AT&T have failed to raise wages for their employees, and have instead funneled their massive profits from the tax bill into stock buybacks that only benefit executives and large shareholders. 

March 27, 2019

At Congressional Hearing on Corporate Tax Cuts, CWA Calls for AT&T Accountability

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday about the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on working Americans and called on Congress to hold big corporations accountable for their failed promises to raise wages and create jobs with their tax windfalls.

March 18, 2019

CWA Welcomes Introduction of “No Tax Breaks for Offshoring Act”

The Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” created additional incentives and rewards for profits to be made overseas by allowing companies to pay significantly less of the corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as they would in the United States, while also exempting certain types of overseas corporate investments from taxes entirely.

March 13, 2019

CWA Slams AT&T for Slashing Jobs After Proxy Reveals Skyrocketing Executive Pay

AT&T's proxy statement sent to shareholders this week reveals the company rewarded CEO Randall Stephenson with $29 million last year and paid out hefty bonuses to other executives.

March 7, 2019

T&T Members Call for Job Security at AT&T

This week, hundreds of CWA members from the Telecommunications and Technologies (T&T) sector held an informational picket at AT&T's corporate office in San Antonio to call on the company to keep good, family-supporting jobs in their communities.

February 28, 2019

Bargaining Update

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

February 28, 2019

Why is AT&T Closing Call Centers after Getting $20 Billion in Tax Breaks?

AT&T workers in Connecticut were joined on Monday by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other labor allies to speak out about AT&T's planned closure of several call centers.