Despite the pandemic forcing many to work from home and rely more heavily on communications services, AT&T is cutting thousands of technician and clerical jobs across the country over the next few weeks.
Thanks to testimony from CWA members, the Colorado legislature passed a bill barring employers from taking disciplinary action against employees who report workplace safety issues during a public health crisis.
AT&T has informed the Communications Workers of America of its plans to cut over 3,400 technician and clerical jobs across the country over the next few weeks. In addition, the company plans to permanently shutter over 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores, impacting 1,300 retail jobs.
Today’s historic 6-3 Supreme Court decision affirms that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling provides clarity and comfort for millions of LGBTQ working people in the United States who are not covered by anti-discrimination provisions in state and local laws or union collective bargaining agreements.
In his keynote address to CWA's Virtual Legislative-Political Conference on Monday, CWA President Chris Shelton discussed our national economic, health, and racial justice crises and the importance of this fall's elections.
Last week, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Reporter Alexis Johnson posted a tweet deemed controversial by management. Top editors quickly took steps to remove her from covering stories related to the protests in Pittsburgh.