Bargaining Report – February 15, 2018

The committee met with the company throughout the night. Shortly before midnight we received a comprehensive proposal from the company that includes wages, benefits and addresses many of the concerns brought forth by the bargaining committee. The committee will spend the morning evaluating the company’s proposal. The 2014 Labor Agreement expired last night at midnight. Our members will continue to work under the terms and conditions of the expired agreement until further notice. We will …

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Bargaining Report – February 13, 2018 # 2

The committee just concluded meeting with the company and have yet to reach an agreement. Although we have made progress around some issues there are still important issues that are unresolved, most notably wages and benefits. As we work to make the gains our members deserve we have agreed to extend the contract for an additional 24 hours. The contract extension is set to expire Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 11:59 PM. The committee appreciates …

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Bargaining Report – February 13, 2018

We met with the company this morning to pass a counter proposal, and we are on our way to meet with them again. We understand that the contract extension ends tonight and we are continually working to secure a fair contract for all of our members. Please continue to MOBILIZE. WON’T BACK DOWN! WE WON’T BACK DOWN! WE WON’T BACK DOWN! In solidarity, The D-3 Mobility Bargaining Committee Amanda Gibson, Local 3212 Andrell Hubbard, Local …

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AT&T Mobility Bargaining Update

The AT&T Mobility (Black) Contract was originally set to expire at midnight Friday. While our bargaining team is making progress we are not quite there yet, so we have reached an agreement for a four day extension which will expire at midnight on Tuesday, February 13. I want to thank all of you that have been participating in the mobilization effort and ask that you keep it going. Let your bargaining team know that you …

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Black Friday Blackout

On February 9th 2018, please wear black! As we all know we are negotiating the upcoming contract and we need to stand together in unity. This is a 4 year contract and if you want to make a CHANGE then get involved. Please don’t wait until it’s over and then have the shoulda, coulda, woulda! If you’re not a member; become a member and let your voice be heard! PLEASE SHARE! REMEMBER: WEAR BLACK ON …

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AT&T’s Use of Authorized Dealers Raises Concerns for Workers and Customers

By: Daniel Moore The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote about how AT&T’s use of third-party dealers is harming workers and lowering customer service quality for consumers. Some highlights of the article: AT&T and Verizon, along with rivals Sprint and T-Mobile, have increased their sales in recent years by appointing third-party dealers to open new retail locations selling their cell phones and other products. In the case of telecom companies, the system is confusing some customers and drawing …

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Healthcare Price Transparency Tool

Subject: Healthcare Price Transparency Tool as part of the Your Health Matters Program for NIC Members. Audience: Labor Relations: Midwest CWA, Legacy T CWA, Mobility CWA Black – District 3, Mobility CWA Orange – District 1, 2-13, 4, 7, 9, Mobility CWA Purple – District 6, Southeast CWA, West IBEW – Local 1269, and National Internet Contract. The Healthcare Price Transparency Tool provided by Castlight is not available in Puerto Rico, Guam or Virgin Islands. Purpose: To communicate the availability …

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AT&T Benefits Labor Support – HR Labor Notice

AT&T Benefits Labor Support for NIC Members only… July 27, 2017 Subject: ADP changing to Spending Accounts by WageWorks  Audience: Labor Relations: All Regions Purpose: As was previously announced, ADP, AT&T’s Flexible Spending Account (FSA – both health care and dependent care FSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA – for select groups only), Benefit Administrator, is now Spending Accounts by WageWorks. As a result, beginning around August 21, reimbursement checks will be issued by WageWorks and not ADP. Impacted participants …

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Heat Illness Safety Training, Saves Lives

CWA’s Occupational Safety and Health Department provided a two-day training session for members of CWA Locals 6215 and 6210 in Dallas, Tex. The training, conducted by Randy Rodriguez, Local 6222 occupational safety and health chair, and Mary Ann Hopkins, president, Local 6502, took up topics including Working in Extreme Temperatures (Heat Illness Prevention) and hazardous materials. The heat stress training helps members identify and respond to the symptoms of heat illness, and emphasizes employer responsibilities …

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