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April 18, 2019 — News

CWAers Pressure State Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Members Urge Lawmakers to Protect Georgia Call Center Jobs

CWA members in Georgia met with lawmakers last week at the state capitol and urged them to support S.B. 231, a CWA-supported bill to protect Georgia call center jobs.

March 21, 2019 — News

At Shareholder Meeting, Call Center Workers Call on Maximus to Respect Right to Organize

Maximus employees also called on the company to meet with a committee of workers to discuss how improved working conditions would help achieve better outcomes for Maximus and its customers.

March 21, 2019 — News

CWA Urges Congress to Pass "No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act"

The Republican corporate tax cut bill contained a provision that rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

March 14, 2019 — News

New York Senate Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs!

Here are this week's updates on CWA members' hard work to pass state legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring.

March 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members are Working Hard to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring! Here are this week's updates on CWA members' hard work to pass state legislation.

February 28, 2019 — News

CWAers Make Strides to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

February 28, 2019 — News

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.

February 26, 2019 — Press Release

Connecticut Workers Latest Victims of AT&T Job Cuts and Call Center Closings

AT&T’s own documents show that it eliminated 11,780 jobs in 2018 and is continuing to cut its workforce. The closures in Connecticut follow the company’s January announcement that it was closing its Syracuse, N.Y. call center.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWAers Across the Country Make Progress on Passing Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making major strides on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

January 17, 2019 — News

Texas CWA Members Urge Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWA members from across the state came to the Texas Capitol to build support for a bill to help stop businesses from outsourcing Texas call center jobs.

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 6, 2018 — News

CWAers are Fighting for Call Center Jobs in New Jersey

Last week, the New Jersey Senate Labor Committee held a hearing on the New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act.

November 29, 2018 — News

CWA Calls for Congressional Hearings on Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA sent a letter this week calling on Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) to hold hearings in early 2019 on the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

November 1, 2018 — News

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWA members have been fighting to pass similar call center legislation at the federal level and in numerous states.

October 30, 2018 — Press Release

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Federally Contracted Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

The rally coincides with the release of a new report by Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.

October 4, 2018 — News

Call Center Workers Left Behind in New NAFTA Deal

The Trump Administration reached a deal with Mexico and Canada on an updated NAFTA agreement on Sunday night.

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.

August 16, 2018 — News

South Dakota CWA Members Lead Fight Against Offshoring of Call Center Jobs

Members of CWA Local 7500 held a rally in Sioux Falls this week to call for politicians to step in and act.

August 2, 2018 — News

Sneak Peek: "Us vs. Them" Video Highlighting CWA Endorsement of Labor Champion Senator Sherrod Brown

In a video called "Us vs. Them," CWA members talk about how working people must fight every day to push back on the lies that the 1-percent and corporate interests tell to keep us divided.

July 5, 2018 — News

Congress to AT&T: Where Are Those Jobs You Promised?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

June 7, 2018 — News

Call Center Legislation Update

CWA members and allies across the country continue to put pressure on corporations and elected officials to stop sending call center jobs overseas.

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Members Join Sen. Sherrod Brown to Urge Action on Call Center Jobs

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) joined 30 call center workers from CWA Local 4322 to call for action on his legislation to help rein in offshoring and bring call center jobs back to the United States.

May 29, 2018 — Press Release

In Boost for Efforts to Gain a Union Voice, GDIT Workers Win Settlement

GDIT has agreed to a settlement that vacates 2017 union election results at its former Alexandria, Virginia facility that were tainted by GDIT’s union busting activities, and requires the company to send a notice to all affected employees pledging not to engage in those anti-union activities in the future.