News & Events

August 30, 2019

New 5-Year Tentative Agreement at AT&T Southeast Includes Wage Increases, Improvements to Job Security

The new five-year agreement includes wage increases, pension and 401(k) plan enhancements, improved job security and additional customer service positions.

August 28, 2019

UPDATED: CWA Members Return to Work as Negotiators Strike New Deal with AT&T Southeast

Negotiators for the Communications Workers of America have reached a “handshake deal” with AT&T Southeast on a new collective bargaining agreement for more than 20,000 AT&T employees in nine states. CWA members returned to work at 1 p.m. EDT today after company representatives with authority to bargain came to the table on Monday.

August 23, 2019

Workers at AT&T Southeast to Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Communications Workers of America members at AT&T Southeast plan to go on strike at midnight over unfair labor practices committed by management during negotiations for a new contract.

August 14, 2019

Envoy Passenger Service Agents Approve First Collective Bargaining Agreement

The new agreement was reached with the involvement of the National Mediation Board after agents voted against ratification of an earlier tentative contract.

August 11, 2019

Union Contract for AT&T Workers in Southeast Expires, Potential Strike Looms

AT&T’s contract covering 22,000 workers in the Southeast region represented by CWA expired at midnight on Saturday, increasing the possibility of a strike, which union members have authorized by a 95% vote.

August 5, 2019

CWA Members Ratify New Contracts with AT&T Midwest and Legacy T

Communications Workers of America members in the Midwest and at AT&T’s national Legacy T unit have ratified four-year agreements covering 14,000 workers. The new agreements provide wage increases of 10.5% over the life of the contracts, cap health care costs and preserve jobs.

August 3, 2019

With Deadline Looming, Contract With AT&T Extended by One Week in Southeast

In the final hours before the current contract was set to expire on Saturday night, negotiators for CWA and AT&T agreed to extend the contract in the Southeast region for one week, until midnight on Saturday, August 10.

July 26, 2019

CWA: Divestiture Agreement with DISH Creates New T-Mobile Customer, Not a New Competitor

CWA also released the following assessment of the announced divestiture deal and implications.

July 24, 2019

As AT&T Releases Q2 Earnings, CWA Denounces Slashing of 27,000+ Jobs Since Tax Cut

The report today shows that AT&T has eliminated 27,828 jobs since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, cutting 4,500 jobs in Q2 of this year alone.

July 12, 2019

CWA Statement on the Resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta

CWA addresses the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.