Hoffa: Teamsters Stand With AT&T Workers On Strike
20 May, 2017, 01:21 | Author: Elaine Woods
The company had said it was prepared for a strike; CWA contracts represent less than 14 percent of its employees, the company said. "We are what help make AT&T the company that it is and, I think, that will get our message across", said Travis Daniel, picketer.
The strike is expected to last three days.
The union is also fighting the spread of "authorized retailers", which are run on a non-union franchise basis and maintain notoriously poor working conditions.
AT&T workers are on strike across the country, including in Berks County. The union highlighted the outsourcing issue again Friday, noting that AT&T has cut 12,000 USA call-center jobs since 2011. 12,000 call center jobs in the United States have been eliminated since 2011 as AT&T has chosen to instead contract with third-party vendors overseas that supply low-wage workers who aren't subject to much weaker labor protections.
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Out on Long Island, Teamsters Local 812 members went on strike April 23, when the company cut drivers' wages by 30% and ended the workers' pension. As part of its next contract, the union wants to bar AT&T from changing its commission structure unilaterally.
Organizers with the Communications Workers of America are planning to hold a rally Friday afternoon outside of the AT&T store on Central Avenue in Colonie as the company's unionized workers appear headed for a possible strike. "This is a warning to AT&T: there's only one way out of this now-a fair contract-and we'll settle for nothing less". "We're more frustrated than ever with AT+T that they refuse to come to the bargaining table with serious proposals that protect our good jobs".
Locally, workers have posted reminders about the planned walkout on message boards and social media asking customers to show their support by not shopping at AT&T stores.
Qualcomm previously sued Apple accusing it of breaking contracts and interfering in deals negotiated with iPhone suppliers . Apple has promised to indemnify the manufacturers for any damages resulting from breaching their agreements with Qualcomm .
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