Final Vaccination Bargaining Report

On August 26, 2021, AT&T informed the Communications Workers of America (CWA) that it intended to implement a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all Wireline employees represented by CWA in Districts 3, 4, 6, 9 & CWA T&T, be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Utilizing the Union’s legal authority, in an effort to prevent the Company’s proposed mandate, and to provide additional protections for our members, CWA demanded that AT&T bargain over their …

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Bargaining Update

Brothers & Sisters, The CWA bargaining committee met with AT&T. The parties discussed the Union’s counter proposal to the Company’s proposed policy. The Union counter, which included incentives and an alternative to mandatory vaccination, was ultimately rejected by the Company. The CWA bargaining committee made it clear that our intent is to continue bargaining with the Company to reach an agreement that supports and encourages our members to be vaccinated on a voluntary basis, while …

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Call Center Bill

Call Center Bill Would Prevent Offshoring of U.S. Jobs The United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act (H.R.4603 / S.2409) has been reintroduced in Congress! Representatives David McKinley (R-WV), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Sharice Davids (D-KS), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) are leading the way on this critical legislation. In a global race to the bottom, good-paying call center jobs are under …

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NC Labor Leadership Development Training Series

Are you interested in learning more about how to use power of the internet and social media in particular? Then this Social Media Training is for you! This 7th and final part of the 2021 NC Labor Leadership Development Training Series concludes on August 26th. This training teaches you about building communities online and using social media sites in a more effective manner. Registration is required if you want to attend this session. Click here …

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VOTING 2020

Ways to register/re-register to vote: https://www.youcanvote.org/getregistered Registering to Vote How to check your registration: https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/ To request your absentee ballot: Vote By Mail https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/our-county/board-of-elections/absentee-voting-information/absentee-by-mail-ballot Early voting begins October 15-31, 2020! Early voting locations for Guilford County: https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/home/showdocument?id=10926 Early voting locations for Forsyth County: https://www.forsyth.cc/elections/assets/documents/2020EV.pdf Polling locations for November 3rd for Guilford County: https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/home/showdocument?id=9995 Polling locations for November 3rd for Forsyth County: https://www.forsyth.cc/Elections/precincts.aspx Early Voting locations for Alamance County:https://www.alamance-nc.com/elections; Polling Locations for Alamance County: https://www.alamance-nc.com/elections

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Coronavirus Update – Paid Leave

AT&T is now offering paid leave if a school or daycare closes for COVID-19 and you have sole care responsibilities. You can also request leave if you are at a higher risk for contracting the virus. To read more information or fill out the forms, please click the HR Onestop website.

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