News

October 1, 2019

CONTRACT RATIFICATION

It is my pleasure to announce that the AT&T SE bargaining unit has voted to ratify their Contracts.
I would like to thank all of our members for taking the time to vote on these TA’s and all of you who participated in the mobilization efforts. Special thanks to the Bargaining Team for your dedication to our CWA Members and your hard work.

September 13, 2019

CWA/AT&T - Tentative Agreements - Questions & Answers

Members across District 3 have submitted several questions to their Locals regarding the tentative agreements for the BST and Utility Operations bargaining units. In an effort to ensure that members questions are answered, we have attached two (2) different documents listing the answers to the questions that were submitted.

September 12, 2019

Final Bargaining Report CWA/AT&T - Tentative Agreements - BST & Utility Operations

The ratification date for the BST & Utility Operations tentative agreements is Tuesday, 10/01/2019. Each Local across District 3 will be conducting their own ratification vote and will report their Local results to the District 3 Office. The District 3 Office will announce the final results on Tuesday, 10/01/2019 by 5:00P.M. Eastern.

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 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 12, 2019

Utility Operations Bargaining Report #5

The Utility Operations bargaining team met with the company on Friday, August 9, 2019, to continue bargaining a fair contract. The company gave us a package proposal that the team is currently looking over. At first glance, I can tell you it is not something that we can accept and bring back to the members. We will review the package and make counter proposals that benefit our members.

August 7, 2019

Utilities Bargaining Report # 4

Early this morning the Utility Operations bargaining team met with the company to discuss the issues that were still on the table. We had a lengthy and in depth dialogue around our issues, and why they are imperative to our members.
In addition to wages and benefits, our members need job security, better working conditions and a better quality of life. We will not stop until our demands are met.

July 31, 2019

CWA/AT&T Utility Bargaining Report #3

Today we met with the company and passed several counter proposals to issues we have previously discussed. The company said they hear us loud and clear on our issues, and will take that information back to their team. They have told us that they are working on a package of proposals that will address our needs.

July 31, 2019

AT&T Southeast Town Hall Call for 08-01-2019

Due to events scheduled around 2019 bargaining with AT&T Southeast, we have rescheduled our next District 3 town hall conference call.
On Thursday 08/01/2019 at 6:10 P.M. Eastern / 5:10 P.M. Central, the CWA District 3 Office will be hosting a town hall conference call with CWA members across District 3 to provide an update on contract negotiations with AT&T. We will also be taking questions directly from CWA members.

July 29, 2019

CWA/AT&T Utility Bargaining Report #2

The Utility Operations bargaining team would like to first send out our sincere apologies for not posting more updates surrounding bargaining. We have met with the Company and movement has been slow. Negotiations have been slow because several our main proposals surrounding wages, benefits, and quality of life are at the common interest table (CIT). The bargaining team took a break from negotiations this weekend, but we are back on the grind today.

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.

March 11, 2016

YP Southeast Advertising & Publishing, LLC

The YP Southeast Advertising & Publishing , LLC bargaining unit has voted to ratify their contract.

December 4, 2015

AT&T Southeast Utilities and Billing Ratification Vote

The AT&T Southeast Utilities and Billing bargaining units have voted to ratify their contracts:

October 30, 2015

BST, Utilities, & Billing Tentative Agreement Information

Brothers & Sisters,

I have attached several documents which detail the specifics of the BST, Utilities, & Billing Tentative Agreements.

October 20, 2015

AT&T Southeast, Utilities & BBI -- Summary 2015 Tentative Agreement

I am proud to report that your bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements covering the AT&T Southeast, Utilities, & BBI Contracts

October 2, 2015

2015 CWA ATT SE Bargaining Report #78

Your bargaining team is scheduled to meet with the Company later today to receive their counter proposal.

October 1, 2015

2015 CWA ATT Utility Operations Bargaining Report #20

The Utility Operations bargaining table is still in recess pending movement by the Company at the Common Interest Table. The CIT is where all wages and benefits are negotiated simultaneously for the BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC Agreement, the BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC for Utility Operations Agreement and the AT&T Billing Southeast, LLC Agreement.

September 4, 2015

CWA ATT Utility Operations Bargaining Report #19

The Committee was represented at the Common Interest Table yesterday and we presented the Union?s counter proposal to their inadequate benefit package. Once again, the Company did not present a wage proposal.

September 2, 2015

CWA ATT Utility Operations Bargaining Report #18

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company and was able to reach a tentative agreement on a proposal to include Utility Operations in the Occupational Safety and Health Committee referenced in Article 16.03 of the BST Telecommunications Agreement.

August 31, 2015

2015 CWA ATT Utility Operations Bargaining Report #17

There was microscopic movement on the Company?s part at our latest round of bargaining regarding several Union demands.

August 27, 2015

2015 CWA ATT Utility Operations Bargaining Report #16

Our latest meeting with the Company was another disappointing bargaining session. We were informed the Department will not cease and desist their misguided instructions to Machine Operators regarding performing bore operations in an unsafe manner. The Union advised the Company we have been left few options to protect our members? safety and collective bargaining rights and that we intend to pursue those to the fullest extent.

August 21, 2015

UTILITY OPERATIONS BARGAINING REPORT #15

The Company seems to have no sense of urgency to reach an agreement at the Utility Operations table. It appears as though they may be protracting the process because of their lack of movement at the Main Table for the Southeast contract.