The Passing of a Generation—-James (Jimmy) Dodson and Why Unity and Unionism Is Important

I received a call from Jimmy’s son, Mike Dodson, in September, 2014, asking if I would help celebrate his dad’s upcoming 90th birthday by writing a letter from CWA, Local 3907 thanking his dad for his many years of service to the phone company and for his loyal support of the union.

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CWA District 3 - 4th Annual Woman of the Year

The Women’s Committee held its 4th annual Woman of the Year Contest where Locals nominated women who exemplify the values of CWA in their Local and community.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining - Contract Ratified

We would like to extend our congratulations to CWA Local 3010 in Puerto Rico on the ratification of the AT&T Puerto Rico Mobility Contract. We would like to thank everyone for their participation and solidarity during the bargaining and ratification process.

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2015 ATT LEGACY T BARGAINING STARTS TODAY

ATT Legacy T Bargaining opens today March 4, 2015. Join the Fight. Mobilize for Fairness

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Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty - Atlanta, GA

Tuesday night, February 24, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, now a professor at UC-Berkley, spoke out against Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (“TPP”) in Atlanta, Georgia

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining - Tentative Agreement Reached

Your Bargaining Committee has met with the Company and we have reached a Tentative Agreement subject to our member’s ratification. Your Bargaining Committee unanimously recommends ratification of this agreement.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #15

Your Bargaining Committee has met informally with the Company for the past two days. We have reviewed several proposals with AT&T and we have held several discussions over numerous items that are still pending and are important to our members. We will be back at the bargaining table tomorrow.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #14

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Monday to continue discussions. There were two sessions today, one in the morning and another one in the afternoon. The Union Tentatively Agreed two Proposals, the first one was the Article 20, Travel and the second was both Article 9 and a new Side Letter on a Fast Track Resolution Process for Discipline Cases.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #13

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Sunday to continue discussions. There was only one session at the morning. The Company handed a counter proposal on the Article 20 of Travel. The Union agreed to give proper consideration to the company proposal.

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2015 AT&T PUERTO RICO MOBILITY BARGAINING REPORT #12

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Saturday to continue discussions. There was only one session at the afternoon. The Union Tentatively Agreed two Proposals, the first one was the Article 16, Safety and the second was the LOA on At-Risk Commission. Moreover the Union rejected the company’s regressive proposal on Benefits.

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2015 AT&T PUERTO RICO MOBILITY BARGAINING REPORT #11

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Friday to continue discussions. There was only one session in the afternoon. We are too far away to reach a Tentative Agreement. Therefore, both parties agree to an extension to the current contract, meaning that the Collective Bargaining Agreement is still in effect.

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2015 ATT PUERTO RICO MOBILITY BARGAINING REPORT #10

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Thursday to continue discussions. There were two sessions, one in the morning and the other on the afternoon. The Union passed four counter proposals including Article 23 on Holiday, Article 19 on Basis of Compensation, Article 15 on Exchange Time and the Article 12 on Hour of Work.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #9

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Wednesday to continue discussions. The Union passed several counter proposals including Arbitration, Recognition and Establishment, Excused Days With Pay, the MOU on Subcontracting, LOA on At-Risk, the Article 14 on Force Adjustment and a counter proposal on the Company’s counter proposal on Article 12 regarding Hours of Work.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #8

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Tuesday to continue discussions. The Union passed several new proposals including Work Assignment, Surplus Process, Job Upgrade, and Expedited Arbitration Process LOA on Call Quality, Absences Mandatory Meetings, and Classification of Work.

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2015 ATT Puerto Rico Mobility Bargaining Report #7

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company Representatives on Monday morning and afternoon to continue discussions. In the morning session the Union passed two new counter-proposals (Excused Days with Pay and Classification of Employees) to clarify or improve the language. The Company rejected the Unions proposal on At Risk Commission, and countered Union proposal on Absences.

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