View Agreements between AT&T/CWA

AT&T Agreements for your Review: [Download] Agreement between AT&T and CWA [Download] Memorandums and Letters Outside AT&T and CWA CBA Communications Workers of America Local 4319 705 LIME CITY ROAD ROSSFORD,OH 43460 About CWA Local 4319 Communications Workers of America (CWA), America’s largest communications and media union, represents over 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors, including over half a million workers who are building the Information Highway. CWA members are employed in telecommunications, broadcasting, cable TV, journalism, […]

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AT&T Plans for Time Warner

US TELECOMS giant AT&T will have to overcome a major regulatory hurdle if it is to secure a multibillion-dollar deal to snap up media and entertainment firm Time Warner. Billionaire Mark Cuban wants us to believe that the $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner will, get this, lead to “more competition“. What it means is that AT&T could, if it so chose, remove data caps for all content owned by Time Warner. Even after all these years, Time […]

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Sign up to Stop Trump Toledo

Thanks to thousands of awesome volunteers, we contacted tens of thousands of voters in battleground states last week alone. With your continued help, I think we might be able to talk to even more people this week about how important it is to support candidates who will fight for working people up and down the ballot. Every door knocked and every phone call made gets us one step closer to victory on Nov. 8. National polls have begun to improve […]

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Civil rights leader talks to activists

Courtesy Toledo Blade: If the coalition happens, if it grows, then it started with a heartbeat Friday in a back room on South Broadway. Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14 and the Toledo-branch of the NAACP, addressed the crowd of union and community organizers, hyping them for a visit by Civil Rights leader Andrew Young, when a Farm Labor Organizing Committee member said that, in their meetings, they don’t do rounds of applause. They do a unity clap, a […]

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Statement by CWA Human Rights Committee on Donald Trump

October 9, 2016 Courtesy of CWA Official Website: Washington, D.C. — Following is a statement from Claude Cummings, head of the Communications Workers of America’s Human Rights Committee, on the candidacy of Donald Trump: Donald Trump’s comments in the video released on Oct. 7, and other released audio interviews with Trump, confirm him as a man of low character with the mentality of a sexual predator. He can never be allowed to serve as President of our great nation. Trump’s […]

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AT&T Bargaining News 2016

IBEW-Represented Former DirecTV Employees Vote to Ratify Two Contracts Leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) has notified AT&T that IBEW-represented former DirecTV employees have voted to ratify two contracts. One agreement covers over 1,600 employees in AT&T’s field services group, located in 14 states. The other covers about 1,300 AT&T employees working in call centers in Boise, Idaho and Missoula, Montana. The former DirecTV employees joined AT&T as part of AT&T’s July 2015 acquisition of DirecTV. The […]

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Toledo Approves Lead Ordinance

TOLEDO BLADE August 16, 2016: Toledo City Council today approved a controversial “lead safe” ordinance that calls for some rental properties built before 1978 to be inspected and deemed safe before leasing to tenants. Council voted 10-0 to approve the law that won’t take effect for one year. Councilmen Tom Waniewski and Theresa Gabriel were not present. Council approved a version offered by Councilman Larry Sykes, which combined elements of two earlier versions that have been debated by council for […]

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Rio may be the glummest city ever to host the Summer Olympics

WASHINGTON POST | RIO DE JANEIRO — On a recent morning, Andrea Pereira was taking in the wonders of the Olympic renovations in Rio, riding a sleek new train downtown with her family to the gleaming new “Wonderful Port.” And yet she felt bombarded by mixed feelings. Her city — the pulsing, jubilant, unequal, crime-addled world champion of sunny celebrations — did seem prettier now that the Summer Games were about to begin. Read full article

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