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"This Is For The Working Class" CA CWA AT&T Workers Rally Against Concessions/Outsourcing
by Labor Video Project
Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
Hundreds of California CWA AT&T workers rallied in San Jose against AT&T Executive demands for concessions and outsourcing of their jobs. Also the CWA International President Chris Shelton attended the rally. Workers from throughout California attended the rally on the one year anniversary on the expiration of the contract.
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Hundreds of CWA District 9 AT&T workers, their families and labor supporters rallied in San Jose at a AT&T Mobility store on the one year anniversary of the expiration of their contract. AT&T has make billions of dollars in profits wants to outsource more work and is demanding that CWA AT&T members pay up to 32% of their health care costs. Workers talked about the long hours of commuting on the jobs and the increasing difficulty of surviving in California with high housing costs and the stress on them and their families. They also discussed the degradation of phone and telecom services by the company to increase their profits.
Also joining the action and rally was Chris Shelton, international president of the CWA.
For more media:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANwYz-cc9Sk
https://youtu.be/wQoyeX6NRN0
https://www.cwa-union.org/news/releases/att-wireless-workers-vote-authorize-strike-announce-coast-coast-rallies-in-35-cities
https://www.cwa-union.org/news/att-mobility-orange-contract-2017-bargaining-report-14
http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article130612419.html#storylink=cpy
Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.laborvideo.org

CWA International President Chris Shelton On AT&T District 9 Fight For A Contract In San Jose
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANwYz-cc9Sk
CWA international president Chris Shelton came to San Jose, California at an AT&T Mobility store protest on April 9, 2017 support the 17,000 CWA District 9 AT&T workers on the on year anniversary of working without a contract. He also discussed the Trump administration and also the healthcare proposal of Trump and the Republicans.
The interview was done by KPFA Steve Zeltzer
Additional media
https://youtu.be/wQoyeX6NRN0
https://www.cwa-union.org/news/releases/att-wireless-workers-vote-authorize-strike-announce-coast-coast-rallies-in-35-cities
https://www.cwa-union.org/news/att-mobility-orange-contract-2017-bargaining-report-14
http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article130612419.html#storylink=cpy
Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.laborvideo.org
§Workers Protesting Give Back Demands By AT&T
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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CWA Workers are angry about give-back demands by AT&T.
§CWA Member Kasey Plummer At Rally
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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CWA 9415 AT&T member Kasey Plummer attended the rally.
§CWA President Chris Shelton With Bargaining Team
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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Chris Shelton, international president of the CWA attended the rally to support CWA District 9 AT&T workers
§CWA Members Children March With Parents
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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Many children attended to support their parents in their fight against concessions.
§AT&T Gorilla
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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Members are angry that while AT&T makes billions they company wants give backs and more outsourcing. Many members talked about extremely long hours and also hours on the road.
§Protest At AT&T Store In San Jose
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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CWA members and their families mobilized at the AT&T company store in San Jose on April 9, 2017. AT&T Mobility workers are fighting for a pension for new hires and also for living wages.
§CWA AT&T Rosie Member With Kid
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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A CWA Rosie the Riveter contest was held and this CWA AT&T member and her child won the contest.
§LCLAA Sacramento Al Rojas At AT&T Rally
by Labor Video Project Monday Apr 10th, 2017 8:09 AM
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LCLAA leader Al Rojas and a founder of the UFWA attended the rally and also brought greetings from Mexico telephone workers who also are under attack. CWA President Shelton also made a solidarity statement to Mexican telephone workers of Mexican Telephone Workers Union UNT