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Contract Expires Soon!

Brothers & Sisters,
Today is the last Thursday to wear RED before our contract expires this weekend, So we ask you to ALL please wear a red shirt to show your unity and to let AT&T know we are in this fight together! on Friday please wear Black and remember to pack your personal items to take home in case of a strike.  We will update you over the weekend with details of bargaining and if we do happen to STRIKE!!

Bargaining report #19

This is the report you do not want to skip. i could go on about how disgusting this one is and all the benefits they rejected and want to eliminate. Like JOG and termination pay. You guys want to understand why we need to mobilize and let the company know we aren't going to sit back and just watch them get rid of us like we are sitting ducks, THIS IS WHY!!! EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE WEARING RED TOMORROW!! Don't just tap a pen or click, BANG ON THE DESK AND LET THEM KNOW THIS IS BULLSHIT!! end of rant. i'd say enjoy reading this report but you won't. so enjoy your day!!

Latest Bargaining Report

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company.

The Bargaining Team rejected the following proposals to eliminate:

  • Letters regarding Metro Segments (m), (s)
  • Letter (xx) for CSSS-C – Title Change
  • Article 11 –Mediation
  • Joint Health Care Cost Containment Committee
  • Reduce Career Coordinator from two to one


Bargaining report #13

Remember to wear RED tomorrow!

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company.

Your Bargaining Team presented:

  • USVI - Differentials
  • USVI - Certification Payment Program
  • USVI - Layoff Allowance
  • Appendix 2 - Increase Special City Allowances
  • Appendix 2 - Include Greenwood Village in Special City Allowance
  • Employment Security - CWA
  • Job Security
  • Amended proposals for Relief/Meal language for Articles 41 & 43

The Company had answers for our questions from yesterday.  The Company also presented:

  • Another proposal on consolidation of titles, along with elimination of some unpopulated titles


Bargaining report #7

Bargaining resumed this morning:

  • The Company passed a proposal on the duration of the contract
  • The Company passed a proposal on Article 9 grievance procedure
  • The Company passed a proposal on Article 17 carry forward no changes
  • The Company passed a proposal on Employment security-CWA (page 257) which is EXTREMELY RETROGRESSIVE, the intent would be to significantly reduce the bargaining unit nationwide

The Company rejected the following Union proposals:


Bargaining report #6

March 12, 2018
Bargaining resumed this morning:
  • The Company passed a proposal in Article 20 to limit the number of paid sick days for all employees with 3 or more years’ service to 5 days.
  • The Union rejected the proposal on Article 20 this afternoon.
  • The Union also rejected the company proposal to eliminate language on Metro Segments Compensation Plan in Appendix 4
  • The Union also rejected the company proposal to eliminate appendix 6
The Union passed proposals on the following demands:
  • Article 6 Increasing the time allotted for New Hire Orientation
  • Article 7.3 Outlining Employee data on Monthly basis
  • Article 14 Adding new language on Safety Clothing (ARC Flash)
  • Article 21 Union proposed flexibility to use all 5 days in increments
  • Article 41 New language adding Relief/Meals periods
  • Article 43 New Language adding Relief/Meal periods
Bargaining is scheduled to resume tomorrow and we will continue to work toward a fair and just contract for all.

Bargaining report #4

Bargaining Report – #4 – March 9, 2018

Today the Company passed a proposal that would strip protections in our monitoring language, ultimately harming our members and resulting in discipline.

Then Union spent most of the day reviewing the Companies proposals and preparing responses.

Bargaining will resume tomorrow.


Bargaining Update



To paraphrase a line from a classic novel:  “this is the best of times, and it is the worst of times.”  The phrase certainly applies to AT&T and its Union workers.

Let’s start with the best of times:


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