News

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.

March 9, 2018

Edition 9 - March 2018

Covington Tennessee Wireless Store & Work Center; Local 3871 Preparing for Bargaining; News From Local 3905; Georgia Day of Action & Legislative Conference; Nashville Mobilization for Mobility; and more.

August 25, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #52

Your bargaining team met with the company today. The company still shows little sign of movement.

August 23, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #51

Your bargaining team continued to work through Saturday with no movement by the company.

August 21, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #50

Your bargaining team continued meeting with the hope that the mindset of AT&T would change.

August 20, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #49

Your bargaining team met with the company today in an effort to gain positive movement. We continue to meet, facing an obstinate employer that seems to not understand or care about your needs.

August 20, 2015

President Shelton D3 AT&T SE Bargaining Rally 8/15/2015 Atlanta

CWA President Shelton attending the CWA D3 AT&T SE Bargaining Rally on August 15, 2015 in Atlanta, GA

August 19, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #48

Your bargaining team is continuing to meet with the company today. A few of our goals are:

August 18, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #47

Your bargaining team caucused today in planning and preparation for our next move. We are planning to meet with the company tomorrow. The company has begun to bring in security guards and scabs in multiple locations across our area.

August 18, 2015

August 15, 2015 Rally in Atlanta

Slide show capturing Rally held in Atlanta on Saturday August 15 in front of the AT&T Building

August 17, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #46

Your bargaining team met with the company today.

August 16, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #45

Your bargaining team met with the company today.

August 14, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #44

Your Bargaining Team has been meeting with the company.

August 13, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #43

Your bargaining team met with the company into the night last night and today. The company agreed on extending Article 7 recall rights. We are scheduled to meet this evening.

August 12, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE BARGAINING REPORT #42

Today your Bargaining Team had caucuses amongst themselves as well as with CWA district leadership regarding the very comprehensive draft we proposed dealing with work rules.

August 12, 2015

District 3 Meeting

August 12, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE BARGAINING REPORT #41

Your bargaining committee met late into the evening Tuesday.

August 11, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE BARGAINING REPORT #40

We are scheduled to meet with AT&T this evening and into tonight in an attempt to make positive movement in these negotiations.

August 10, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE BARGAINING REPORT #39

Today your bargaining team had several meetings with the Company.

August 9, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #38

The company showed up at the bargaining table and seemed somewhat ready to negotiate today. We are working on constructing counter offers that make sense. As we continue to work without a contract you will continue to be covered by the of the rules and protections that were in place before the contract expired.

August 9, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #37

Your bargaining team has been diligently working to negotiate with the company. We have done everything possible to talk reasonably with them.