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August 30, 2019

CWA/AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #52 - Tentative Agreements

I am pleased to announce that we have reached tentative agreements with AT&T Southeast, Utility Operations, & AT&T Billing.

August 29, 2019

AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #51

We have spent the last two days tediously combing through every single word, figure, and calculation that will ultimately be put together to make up an agreement. 

August 28, 2019

CWA/AT&T Bargaining Report #50

It has been a slow day today at the bargaining table. Throughout the bargaining process, many issues have been discussed. Yesterday we bargained through the night and concluded this morning around 4:00 A.M. After a few hours of sleep, our bargaining team has spent the day reviewing the various sections of the benefits package. We understand the importance of distributing the details as soon as possible but we need to ensure that all of the issues discussed are properly documented.

August 28, 2019

AT&T Unfair Labor Practice Strike

CWA has notified AT&T management that we are ending the unfair labor practice strike and have agreed to return to work. The strike is over, effective immediately. Bargaining unit employees at AT&T Southeast, Utility Operations, and AT&T Billing are expected to return to work at 1:00 P.M. ET/12:00 P.M CT today, Wednesday August 28. Even if in the middle of their tour, employees should return to work at 1:00 P.M. ET/12:00 P.M. CT today.

August 28, 2019

CWA/AT&T SE Bargaining Report #49

Thanks to the dedication of CWA members across District 3, our bargaining team was able to make significant progress over the last few days. This was all made possible by the strength of each and every one of us joining together in solidarity. Our bargaining team was able to come to terms with the company and have reached a handshake deal to settle negotiations.

August 27, 2019

CWA/AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #48

Today we were able to have some constructive dialogue with AT&T. Yesterday we all worked late into the night and we are prepared to settle negotiations. We plan to meet with the company again this evening. If the company is serious, we could settle the contract tonight. We will find out later tonight if they are able to make a deal or not. We cannot express how much we appreciate all that has taken place across the District.

August 26, 2019

CWA/AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #47

Today the Union and the Company met to discuss the various bargaining proposals on both sides. Discussions are intense but there is a possibility that negotiations could move forward. We are inspired by the solidarity across the District. You have proven to the world that you will fight back against the Company's unlawful acts, and rest assured we will not stop fighting for you.

August 25, 2019

CWA/AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #46

Despite AT&T’s misleading propaganda, the last bargaining session with the company took place on Tuesday August 20th.

August 24, 2019

AT&T Unfair Labor Practice Strike

In 2015, on the first day of contract negotiations with AT&T, Vice-President Honeycutt, in his opening statement emphasized two words: responsibility and respect.

August 23, 2019

AT&T Southeast Bargaining Report #45

At CWA, our number one priority is jobs – standing up for our members and creating good jobs for all. Americans want good quality jobs and are willing to work hard to provide for their families. The time is now for each of us to take strong action to gain the respect that we deserve at AT&T and to reaffirm the American dream for the next generation.
Our bargaining team is in Atlanta and ready to get down to business.