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CWA continued bargaining with Frontier this week over the effects the Company’s planned COVID-19 vaccine mandate will have on our members.
Since we transitioned from effects bargaining with AT&T we’ve been meeting for several weeks with DirecTV in an attempt to consolidate 10 different contracts (AT&T and Mobility) into one.
BCTGM Local 3G members have worked through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while these frontline workers put their hearts into their work, Kellogg continues to threaten to outsource jobs to Mexico.

Last month, AT&T Mobility informed the CWA that the company was going to implement a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all Mobility employees, including those represented by CWA in all Districts, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
On August 26, 2021, AT&T informed the Communications Workers of America (CWA) that it intended to implement a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all Wireline employees represented by CWA in Districts 3, 4, 6, 9 & CWA T&T, be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. 
As previously reported, the CWA bargaining committee has passed numerous proposals and counter proposals across the bargaining table relative to AT&T's plans to implement a rigid COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  The ball remains in the company's court as the Union committee continues to await AT&T's response to our most recent bargaining demands.  At this time, there is nothing new to report.  
On September 17, 2021, the parties continued meetings at the bargaining table.  The CWA bargaining committee passed modified bargaining demands across the table.  The company's committee had several questions about the Union's efforts to protect its membership from the company's hardline stance on the implementation of their COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
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On September 16, 2021, the parties resumed negotiations on the Company's proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Proposals presented by the CWA Bargaining Committee the previous day were discussed  Ultimately, the Company provided responses to each of them; either rejecting them or indicating where there might be latitude for movement.