Over the years, I have worked closely with Randall Stephenson on behalf of the 100,000 AT&T employees that CWA represents. While we have not always agreed, he understands the importance of union representation and has respected the collective bargaining process.
The Communications Workers of America have sent a letter to Elliott Management's investors calling attention to the fund's underperformance in 2019 and a recent decision by the University of California endowment and pension fund to exit Elliott.
Our members are doing incredible work under extraordinary circumstances, and the bonus pay we negotiated with AT&T recognizes that work. We have also worked together to reach agreements for enhanced safety procedures and sick and family leave protection for all CWA-represented AT&T workers.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with AT&T on a new four-year contract for AT&T West workers. The tentative agreement provides for pay raises, affordable healthcare, and increased pension benefits. It also maintains existing job offer guarantee provisions in the event of layoffs.
AT&T’s President and Chief Operating Officer John Stankey announced yesterday that the company would purchase another $4 billion in stock buybacks next quarter, in addition to the $4 billion the company repurchased this quarter.
he Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with AT&T on a new four-year contract for Southwest Mobility workers. The CWA AT&T Southwest Mobility contract covers technicians, call center customer support workers, and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.
The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend the AT&T Mobility Southwest contract, which was set to expire at midnight last night, February 21, 2020, until 11:59 pm on February 22, 2020 to allow additional time to resolve outstanding issues.
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.
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.
As part of this week's quarterly earnings report, AT&T revealed that it had cut employment by 5,950 jobs during the third quarter of 2019, bringing the total cuts at AT&T since the corporate tax cut went into effect in January 2018 to 33,778.
AT&T unveiled a new three-year plan focused on boosting share prices. The company’s commitment to spend free cash flow on stock buybacks, appoint new directors to its board, and review its portfolio with an eye toward selling off parts of its business puts the concerns of a few wealthy shareholders above serving customers by investing in the network and its employees.