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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Coronavirus Safety and Reporting

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect communities across the globe, CWA leaders are engaging with employers to ensure that they are providing CWA members with comprehensive safety and prevention measures in an environment that encourages open and free communication without fear of reprisal or negative impacts on pay or continued employment. CWA’s Health and Safety department has established a process for locals to report on what protections employers have put in place, as …

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Joe Beirne Scholarship

Don’t miss the April 30 deadline! The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation is awarding 16 partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years for the 2020-2021 academic year. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications are available only online at the Foundation’s website. The final deadline for the 2020-2021 school year is April 30, 2020. CWAers, please share this information …

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