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AT&T workers back on the job as strike ends

More than 20,000 AT&T wireline workers in nine Southeastern states are back to work, after a four-day strike that began last weekend. The The Communications Workers of America union said that the strike ended yesterday at 1 p.m., and that CWA and AT&T have reached...

Union says Sprint/T-Mobile US merger will be a job-killer

CWA: 28,000 jobs lost if Sprint/T-Mobile US merger goes forward Contrary to what the companies are telling federal regulators, the Communications Workers of America union says a Sprint/T-Mobile US merger will "result in massive job losses totaling more than 28,000," according to CWA President Chris...

AT&T CEO says company made a ‘big mistake’ hiring Trump attorney

As DoJ blocks proposed AT&T deal with Time Warner, carrier's SVP of External and Legislative Affairs resigns Looking for inroads at the White House amid a contentious merger proposal with Time Warner, AT&T paid $600,000 to President Trump attorney Michael Cohen for lobbying services. Since...

AT&T Midwest, Legacy T contracts expire

Contracts covering about 14,000 wireline employees at AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T expired over the weekend, with workers remaining on the job as negotiations continue. That figure represents about five percent of AT&T's workforce, according to the carrier. AT&T Midwest includes workers in Illinois,...

Union sues AT&T over alleged “massive layoffs”

"AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has been one of the strongest supporters of the recently-passed tax plan, promising to use the massive corporate tax cuts for investments that would create thousands of middle class jobs," a statement from the Communications Workers of America says. "By...

AT&T and Verizon reach agreements with CWA

AT&T agreements will be submitted to union wireline workers for a vote; wireless workers still fighting AT&T and the Communications Workers of America said they have reached a tentative four-year settlement that covers more than 17,000 wireline workers in California and Nevada. CWA said the...

AT&T reaches tentative agreement with CWA

Tentative agreement covers about half of employees involved in recent strike AT&T has reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new contract with the Communications Workers of America union. The agreement covers more than 17,000 workers working for AT&T's Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell in...

AT&T faces potential weekend strike

Update: The strike is now underway. AT&T is facing a weekend strike of nearly 40,000 employees, with workers threatening to walk off the job at 3 p.m. ET Friday if the company does not "present serious contract proposals," according to the Communications Workers of America. CWA said...

AT&T, CWA continue labor negotiations following 1-day strike

Approximately 17,000 CWA members protested last week at AT&T locations across California and Nevada, which resulted in a quick settlement on worker claims. AT&T last week quickly reached an agreement with approximately 17,000 workers represented by the Communications Workers of Americas...

CWA members vote for strike against AT&T with current contract set to expire

Labor union CWA said 93% of AT&T wireless retail employees, call center workers and technicians authorized a strike when current contract expires Feb. 11. Update: Story updated with further comments from AT&T. A majority of AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers...

AT&T and CWA reach tentative labor deal for DirecTV employees

Proposed union labor contract between AT&T and CWA covers thousands of DirecTV workers at five call centers. AT&T said it reached labor deals with the Communications Workers of America covering approximately 2,000 employees of the telecom operator’s DirecTV subsidiary. The tentative agreements,...

Verizon cuts jobs at retail locations on heels of labor pact

Verizon admits to cutting an undisclosed number of jobs at retail locations connected with combining in-store duties Verizon Communications has reportedly slashed jobs at retail locations, with a union representative claiming the number could be in the thousands. According to ABC News, Verizon has confirmed that...

CWA union members ratify AT&T Mobility labor contract

New labor deal centered on health care benefits for approximately 42,000 CWA union workers at AT&T Mobility The Communications Workers of America said its members ratified a pending contract with AT&T Mobility that provides health care and other benefits to approximately 42,000 workers. CWA said the agreement includes...

CWA claims tentative approval on new AT&T Mobility labor contract

Labor union CWA said the tentative agreement, focused on health care and other benefits, covers 42,000 AT&T Mobility workers Three weeks after negotiations stalled on a new contract, the Communications Workers of America said it reached a tentative agreement with AT&T Mobility covering approximately 42,000...

T-Mobile employee union opening field office amid growth

The T-Mobile Workers United employee union, a local organization under the Communications Workers of America umbrella, said it plans to open its first field office on Monday. The office in Wichita, Kansas, is set for a grand opening involving CWA Policy Director George Kohl, U.S....

CWA nixes AT&T Mobility labor contract

Proposed 4-year contract focused on benefits, health care for more than 40,000 CWA workers at AT&T Mobility AT&T reported a stalemate in its attempt to forge a new employment agreement with more than 40,000 workers represented by the Communications Workers of America. In a statement, AT&T...

Verizon union workers ratify new 4-year contract

Verizon union workers represented by the CWA and IBEW 'overwhelmingly' ratified a new 4-year pact set to run through August 2019 Verizon Communications and tens of thousands of union employees officially ended a tense stand-off following the official ratification of a new labor contract agreed...

Verizon labor strike to hit bottom line, wireless unscathed

The recently resolved Verizon labor strike is expected to impact the company’s Q2 bottom line to the tune of 5 cents to 7 cents per share Verizon Communications said it expects the recently resolved labor strike will hit financial results for the current second quarter,...

Verizon strike ends with 4-year deal, wireless retail employees included

Verizon strike by nearly 40,000 CWA and IBEW members ends with new 4-year deal; workers expected back on the job this week Story updated with details on agreement Verizon Communications and unions representing nearly 40,000 striking employees have reportedly reached an agreement on a new four-year...

Verizon strike garners Department of Labor attention

Government agency said it held ‘open, frank and constructive’ meetings with involved parties as it looks to bring resolution to ongoing Verizon strike The ongoing strike by Verizon Communications workers received federal attention over the weekend, with U.S. Labor Department Secretary Thomas Perez speaking with...

Striking Verizon union workers set for piece of $400M fund; 15 protesters arrested

Reports indicate striking Verizon union workers will begin seeing compensation from their representatives beginning as early as this week, while 15 protesting workers and supports were arrested Striking Verizon Communication union workers are reportedly set to begin receiving benefits from a $400 million union fund,...

Verizon union strike hits ‘last, best, final offer’ stage

The ongoing Verizon union strike witnesses the telecom operator offer up an ultimatum that fails to impress union leaders The ongoing labor strike at Verizon Communications has hit an inflection point as the telecom operator said it has made its “last, best, final offer to...

Kagan: The Verizon strike is different this time

Once again Verizon workers are on strike. However, things are very different this time. The problem is a strike is like treating a cold or flu with a Kleenex. It treats the symptom but not the real problem. The real problem is something that...

Verizon strike reaches day 6; stock slide rebounds

Union alleges Verizon attorney hit two workers with his Porsche The Verizon strike continued on Monday with nearly 40,000 union workers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions protesting offshoring of jobs, travel assignments and other contract issues. Wireless and wireline workers repped by the Communication Workers...

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