News

September 2, 2021

3rd QTR 2021 D3 OSH CALL MINUTES

The call began with a brief description of CWA’s Executive Board COVID-19 Vaccine Position Statement which can be found at this link: CWA Executive Board COVID-19 Vaccine Position Statement

August 30, 2021

3rd Quarter 2021 Joint Safety Committee Minutes

Third Quarter Joint CWA AT&T Occupational Safety and Health Meeting Notes

August 11, 2021

DIRECTV Transition to DIRECTV Employee Communication

Please see the attached communication that is being sent to employees today to help them be organized as a DIRECTV employee. The Company states these are not new items, more of a checklist for employees.

August 11, 2021

DIRECTV Pension Plan Update

Please see the attached notice regarding the DIRECTV Pension Plan that will be distributed today to employees. The Company provided the following summary of the updates:

August 4, 2021

Tentative Agreement Summary City of Jacksonville

(2.4) - The CWA Vice President or Stewards may be granted paid union leave for legitimate Union business upon the request by the Union President or his/her designee, as requested to the Chief of Employee and Labor Relations. Such leave shall not exceed one day and may be withheld if operational conditions do not permit.

August 2, 2021

CWA-DirecTV Effects Bargaining Report #2 – August 2, 2021

Bargaining resumed today and as we were meeting with the company over their decision to sell off DTV we were informed that the deal was completed and would be announced at close of the stock market

July 30, 2021

CWA-DirectTV Effects Bargaining Report #1 - July 29, 2021

Effects bargaining between CWA and AT&T kicked off this week, via virtual conference, regarding the sale of DirecTV.

July 25, 2021

July 2021 Newsletter #20

After twenty-six (26) years of dedicated service to our Union, Beverly Chatterson, our Secretary in District 3's South Florida Office will be retiring on 07/15/2021. She will be greatly missed but we wish her all the best in her retirement.

July 1, 2021

2nd Qtr 2021 D3 OSH Call Minutes

Vice President Honeycutt welcomed everyone to the call and thanked them for their participation. A moment of silence was observed in memory of Dan Semich who died as a result of an on the job injury involving a mid-span ladder accident. There was discussion around the ladder accident and the mid-span work function which included a reminder of the Company’s mid-span ladder policy change in Consumer Field Operations announced in March, 2021.

June 7, 2021

CenturyLink / Lumen Final Bargaining Report

CWA and CenturyLink/Lumen reached a tentative agreement this evening, June 6, on a three-year contract, pending member ratification.

June 7, 2021

CenturyLink / Lumen Bargaining update #4

There has been encouraging movement today. Discussions at the table have been more positive on key issues. We are hopeful that we may be able to push for an agreement before expiration.

June 4, 2021

CenturyLink / Lumen Bargaining Update #3

Talks have slowed severely this evening. The company is unwilling to provide a work / life balance and are attempting to write company policy into the contract. We are still very far apart on reaching an agreement.

May 28, 2021

Centurylink / Lumen Bargaining Report #2

Brothers and Sisters, we have had many discussions over the remaining proposals. Some progress has been made in areas that could be beneficial to our members. But unfortunately, the company is digging in on certain proposals that threaten our job security and our ability to support our families.

May 21, 2021

Centurylink Bargaining Update #1

Over the last few days, the Company and Union have met and passed many proposals. We have made positive progress reaching tentative agreements on several items. While both sides continue to bargain in good faith, we are still a long way apart.

March 26, 2021

CWA Bargaining With City of Jacksonville Bargaining Report #1

After several months of delay, CWA is now back in bargaining sessions with the City of Jacksonville to initiate a fair contract for its members. Due to COVID, the City and CWA agreed to postpone and work under the current agreement.

October 26, 2020

2021 AVAYA/CWAIBEW ACADEMIC AWARDS PROGRAM

2021 AVAYA/CWAIBEW ACADEMIC AWARDS PROGRAM

October 26, 2020

OCTOBER 2020 NEWSLETTER #19

NLRB UPDATE

October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.

August 10, 2020

CWA/THRYV Bargaining Report #1

CWA/THRYV Bargaining Update #1

July 22, 2020

July 2020 Newsletter #18

Local 3509 celebrates the passing of the Call Center Bill in Mississippi

January 31, 2020

January 2020 Newsletter #16

Local 3204 hosted the MLK March Committee meetings this year as we have done for over the past ten years. Members of our Executive Board and stewards joined the committee and help plan and coordinate the March and Rally. Our members and there families joined with other Unions and marched thru the streets of downtown Atlanta to the King Center. Our Metro Atlanta Rapid Transportation Authority (MARTA) provided us with a bus to transport members to and from the March.

November 1, 2019

Survey for the 2019 District 3 Mobilization

The AT&T District 3 Mobilization team is conducting a survey concerning the recent mobilization activities surrounding the 2019 Bellsouth bargaining.
We would like to know what went well and what areas need improvement for future mobilization projects. Thank you for taking the time to do the survey.

October 31, 2019

October 2019 Newsletter #15

The North Carolina Local Presidents presented Harold Black and Grant Welch an award, recognizing them for their devotion and dedication to CWA’s National and State Legislative/Political Programs.

October 10, 2019

AT&T is Abandoning Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Just weeks after billionaire CEO Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corporation announced that it had acquired about 1% of AT&T and laid out plans to extract profits from the company by cutting jobs and selling off critical assets, AT&T announced its intention to sell off wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America, a company with a history of union-busting and job cuts.