AT&T Mobility

Strike Logistics FAQs

Should I clock out before going on strike? Yes, you should. As you leave for the strike, you should follow normal protocol for leaving for the day. 

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CWA/AT&T Mobility 2017 Orange Contract Bargaining Report 43

May 18, 2017. Since CWA notified AT&T that a strike was imminent without significant movement at the bargaining table, the Company has rejected all of our proposals for title upgrades and offered nothing that would get us to a deal. 

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Local 1101 is Ready!

Local 1101 Chiefs and Stewards are getting picket signs ready for Friday. We are revved up and ready to STRIKE. The Local will be open Friday night, and all day Saturday and Sunday. 350 West 31 St, 2nd Floor, NY NY. If you have a question and can't reach your picket captain or Chief Steward, call 212-633-2666.

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AT&T Mobility Will STRIKE Friday, May 19 at 3pm!!

21,000 AT&T Mobility workers will be on strike Friday at 3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12 noon PT if we do not reach an agreement with the company. This is a short strike - we will walk off the job on Friday, May 19 at 3pm ET and return to work on Monday, May 22 for our scheduled shift. If a strike is called on Friday, you should leave work and report to your picket location immediately. To find your picket location, call your Local.
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CWA/AT&T Mobility 2017 Orange Contract Bargaining Report 42

May 11, 2017. One of the key issues the Bargaining Team is focusing on is Job Security. As the company looks toward the future, so does the Union. Job Security can take shape in many forms, but any way you look at it, it is a major issue. As many of you hear out in the field, the company wants to offshore or outsource Call Center jobs, open more authorized retailers and let technology and contractors chip away at the Technicians head count.

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AT&T Workers Blast Outsourcing of Jobs to Dominican Republic

By Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 5/4/17. Some of AT&T's unionized workers engaged in tough negotiations with the company are borrowing a tactic that helped Verizon workers get a better contract last year. To highlight the issue of call center jobs being outsourced to foreign countries, AT&T workers in the Communications Workers of America union traveled to the Dominican Republic this week to meet with some of their counterparts there who now handle AT&T customer service calls. 

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CWA Report on AT&T Off-shoring Call Center Jobs

Click here for the report.  As AT&T faces growing pressure on multiple fronts - from Wall Street investors to frontline workers, a new report released by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) provides an unprecedented window into the company's sprawling web of 38 third-party call centers in eight countries that are driving a race to the bottom for low wages and compromising quality service for millions of AT&T customers.

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CWA/AT&T 2017 Orange Contract Bargaining Report 41

May 3, 2017. The Union and Company have continued meeting since the contract expired on Monday morning. There has been some positive movement, however, all major issues remain on the table.

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Possible AT&T Strike Looms As Workers Stop Extending Contract

By Aaron Pressman, Fortune magazine, 4/28/17. As top AT&T executives readied to meet shareholders at the company annual meeting in Dallas on Friday, the company's largest union gave notice that it would stop extending an expired contract covering about 21,000 wireless workers.

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CWA just gave AT&T our 72 hour notice

This morning, CWA gave notice to AT&T Mobility management that we are exercising our right to terminate the Orange Contract  in 72 hours. That doesn't mean we are going on strike, but it means we are one step closer.

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