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CWA International News

Facing massive opposition from labor groups and allies, anti-worker Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration the day before his scheduled Senate hearing.

Celebrating the withdrawal of Andrew Puzder for consideration as Secretary of Labor, CWAers and more rallied on Capitol Hill.

The latest bargaining updates from Momentive, AT&T Mobility, AT&T West, and Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

The Berger-Marks Foundation honored six young women social justice leaders with this year's awards.

Washington, D.C. – Following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America on the withdrawal of Andrew Puzder to serve as Secretary of Labor:

CWA issued this statement on the Senate's confirmation of Steven Mnuchin. 

Tom Price, who's been pushing to end Medicare for years, was confirmed Secretary of Health and Human Services.  

As frustration mounts over AT&T’s offshoring, outsourcing and efforts to cut pay and benefits, wireless workers are speaking out in unprecedented numbers.

Breaking news from Momentive, plus the latest bargaining updates from Avaya, the Doña Ana County (New Mexico) Sheriff's Department, AT&T Mobility, and DIRECTV.

Workers are joining CWA from BARK and New Partners Teleservices.

CWA 1150 News

December VTP/Surplus

AT&T (the Grinch) strikes again. It is sad to say that right before Christmas they have announced yet another VTP/Surplus. Luckily for Local 1150 it did not affect any of our members. It did however affect others in NJ and across the nation.  Total of 17

 
BUSINESS SERVICES CUSTOMER SERVICE PROVISIONING ENGINEER   
2  Sacramento,  2 Denver
CUSTOMER SALES & SERVICE SPECIALIST                                           
2  Atlanta
DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATE III                                               
4   Alpharetta
GENERAL SERVICE CLERK                                                      
2  Warren  NJ
GENERAL SERVICE SENIOR CLERK                                                      
1  Warren NJ
GRAPHICS SPECIALIST                                                                           
3  Bedminster   NJ
NETWORK TECHNICAL SPECIALIST                                    
1  Grand Junction  NJ

Passing of Member Paul Rosato

It is with our deepest sympathy we regret to inform you of the passing of our union Brother Paul Rosato.

http://www.poconorecord.com/obituaries/20161031/paul-a-rosato

Union Plus Scholarship

Union Plus offers a scholarship program and the deadline to apply is Jan 31, 2017

 

http://www.cwa-union.org/for-members/union-plus-scholarship-program

 

About the Scholarship

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 2,700 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, supported in part by contributions from the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card. (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.)

AT&T VTP/Surplus 9/15

AT&T has struck again. This time the VTP/Surplus will affect 143 members nationwide. No members in our Local have been afected. The hardest hit location is Denver with 49 Comm Techs.

Below are all of the titles that have been impacted

 
Oakton VA Customer Sales & Ser Spec 3
Piscataway NJ Reports Clerk 2
Lake Mary FL Senior Data Processing Clk  1
Macon GA NTS 1
Atlanta GA Communications Technician 15
Atlanta GA Customer Sales & Ser Spec  8
Atlanta GA CSDG Assembler 10
 Alpharetta GA Communications Technician  10
Alpharetta GA CSDG Assembler 10
Alpharetta GA Service Order ADMR  2
Kansas City MO Communications Technician  1
Bridgeton MO Computer Ntwk Assoc-III  1
St Louis MO Computer Ntwk Assoc-III  1
St Louis MO Communications Technician  8
St Louis MO Customer Service Assoc  3
St Louis MO Customer Svc Support Agent  3
St Louis MO Network Order Admin 4
St Louis MO Sr Operations Clk  1
Ft. Worth TX NTS 3210 Full Time 1
Collingsville IL NTS 3210 Full time 1
Cincinnati OH Communications Tech 2
Sacramento CA BusSvc CstrSvc Prov Eng  2
Denver CO Communications Tech  49
Denver CO BusSvc CstrSvc Prov Eng  2
Denver CO Special Operations Clerk 2