Jan 14, 2016
CenturyLink Techs Win Bargaining Power
In an NLRB election, nine CenturyLink technicians in southwest Minnesota, voted unanimously for representation by CWA Local 7203 and inclusion in the Qwest bargaining unit, CWA District 7 Administrative Director Al Kogler reports. Local 7203 President Eric Battle and Local officer Mike Goltz worked on the campaign.
Element Mobile Workers Join CWA
Five Element Mobile employees in Wisconsin are celebrating the New Year as new members of CWA Local 4603, District 4 Organizing Coordinator Joy Roberts reported. The workers chose CWA representation under the majority signup provisions CWA has negotiated with AT&T; AT&T bought Cricket Wireless in late 2014 and Five Element Mobile in 2015.
Cricket Wireless Workers in D.C. Join CWA
Cricket wireless workers at two Washington, D.C., stores are the newest members of CWA Local 2336, said District 2-13 Organizing Coordinator Jim Cosgrove. The 12 retail workers were able to join CWA under the majority signup agreement CWA negotiated with AT&T. CWA has organized 1,256 Cricket workers at 165 retail stores nationwide since late 2014.