CWA Local 4008

Recent News

The Union committee continued internal discussions today around bringing work into the Midwest region.

The Union met with the Company this afternoon to outline the Union’s positions on the major items; such as Job Security, Benefits, Wages and adding work to the bargaining unit.

We also outlined our positions on the remainder of the open items at this time.

The committee spent time today analyzing relevant data that the Union requested from the Company to help the committee understand AT&T’s proposals and their responses to Union proposals.

The areas of job security, benefits and work rules continue to be major points of contention.

Committee met with the Company to continue to vocalize our demands for job security, including the Employment Security Commitment and the Extended Employment Opportunity Period.

Today, the Benefits Sub-Committee met to continue work on our proposals for pensions and savings and security plans that will meet CWA members’ needs for a secure retirement.

Yesterday, the Union and the Company met, and tentative agreements were reached on Appendix B2 (Regarding Service Technician, etc.), Appendix G (SBC Global Services Main MOA), and numerous articles around economic protection and scheduling of time off.

The Customer Operations Specialist committee met and reached tentative agreements on Attachments 1-5 and a letter regarding the Wellness Program.

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