Today the company provided CWA with a partial response to our comprehensive request for information (RFI). We expect that they will be providing us with a full response very soon. Our bargaining committee spent the day in caucus reviewing the information provided and formulating a counter proposal to the company's proposed mandate.
Our national CWA bargaining committee met with the company's bargaining team to start the bargaining process. The company presented a proposal that would require employees to be vaccinated. The Union responded to the company's proposal by submitting a detailed request for information (RFI).
AT&T has informed the Communications Workers of America of its plans to cut over 3,400 technician and clerical jobs across the country over the next few weeks. In addition, the company plans to permanently shutter over 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores, impacting 1,300 retail jobs. These cuts come as Americans have become more dependent than ever on reliable communications services and the COVID-19 crisis has revealed significant gaps in broadband availability,