WEAR RED ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012CWA Local 4250 Solidarity Star Reward 1 Star:We?ve Made The Difference
We Will Make The Difference
This month we celebrate Martin Luther King?s birthday. At the time that Dr. King was assassinated in 1968, he was in Memphis to support the striking sanitation workers there. He believed that we all need to stand together to fight for justice. He knew that workers and their Unions are an important part of that fight.
On Tuesday, January 17, 2012, we will be distributing ?We Make the Difference? at AT&T. It is a summary of some of the gains we have made over the years in bargaining with AT&T.
? None of these gains was won without a fight.
? We need to fight if we want to save them now.
As we saw in 2009 bargaining and in every contract the CWA (and every other Union) has bargained in recent years, employers continue to increase their profits on the backs of their workers. Whether it is shifting the cost of benefits, changing long-standing work rules, massive layoffs, subc