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January 25, 2011 at 9:00pm - Illinois IBEW Local 21 AT$T Surplus Mitigation Agreement Update
Late yesterday, IBEW Local 21 leadership reached an agreement with AT&T that should minimize the negative impact on members from AT&T?s early January, 2011 Surplus announcement. Af...
Corporations, Unions And The Value Of Opposition
So, why have unions? Because the persistent problem of unlimited corporate power requires an effective counterbalance. The need for such a counterbalance is clear. W...
129 Million Americans With A Pre-Existing Condition Could Be Denied Coverage Without New Health Reform Law
Prior to the Affordable Care Act, in the vast majority of states, insurance companies in the individual market could deny coverage, charge higher premiums, and/or limit benefits ba...
Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship For 2011-2012 Academic Year
The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applications must be post...
Legacy T Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs)
Greetings and Happy New Year to you all! Our office has received questions regarding how HRAs will be funded and whether the funds will be available to employees leaving the...
Meeting(s) Schedule For February 8, 2011 at 10 S. Canal & 717 S Wells
One year ago today I took an oath to serve as your President. In keeping with my commitment to keep you informed I have scheduled a membership meeting for Tuesday, February 8, 201...
President Obama To Install CWA Vice-President William J. Boarman As Public Printer Of The United States
"President Obama said Wednesday that he intended to install six appointees ? including James Cole, his controversial pick for the No. 2 spot at the Justice Department ? while Congr...
"AT$T Labor Notice" - 2011 CarePlus/MedPlus Changes To Covered Procedures and Services
The following AT$T Labor Notice is with regard to the CarePlus and MedPlus list of Covered Procedures and Services effective January 1, 2011. Download below:...
AT$T Legacy T Surplus & VTP Announcement!
CWA VP Ralph Maly received the following SURPLUS and VTP Announcement from Diane Bradley, Assistant VP AT$T Legacy T Labor Relations. Download PDF file below for more information
AT$T/Legacy SBC Bargaining Units - 2011 GATT Rate @ 4.19%
The 2011 Gatt Rate is 4.19% - a decrease which you'll remember actually increases a lump sum payout. (The current 2010 Gatt Rate is 4.31%. Remember the Gatt rate does NOT impact a ...