|CWA LOCAL 6215, Dallas, TX|
People who aren’t in a union or don’t know anyone in a trade or labor union often unsure what labor unions do and why someone would join. Labor unions strive to improve the lives of all working families – to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation. It’s all about making sure working families get what they collectively deserve. A labor union or trade union is an organized group of workers who unite to make decisions about conditions affecting their work. Read more >>>
Nelle Wooding spent forty-seven years as a telephone worker, beginning as a student operator in Dallas in 1914, and retiring in 1961 as a field representative for the Communications Workers of America, CIO. In 1937, she helped organize the Dallas Local of the Southwestern Federation of Telephone Workers, and was elected President. When the National Federation of Telephone Workers called a strike in 1947, Wooding, as the Chair of the Northeastern Division of Texas, led the walkout in Dallas. Although the telephone workers were ultimately forced to settle for a much smaller wage increase than they had demanded, the strike had other benefits. "It helped the union to grow up," Wooding asserted in her oral memoir. " It helped us to gaim prestige in the eyes of the company and other unions. They saw that we'd had our baptism in fire, and we had more respect from them. Read more >>>
Headed by J.D. Williams, CWA Local 6215 has a very active retirees' chapter. Please click on link above for more information about CWA Retirees.
Thank You letter from Charles Byford, Brittney Byford's Dad:
This rally is in support of retirees' increased healthcare premiums and in general just being thrown under the bus by AT&T. Click above to get more info and flyer.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, President Bret St.Clair, Local Secretary Mary Linhart, Internet Services Chief Steward Doug Johnson, and Internet Services (DSL) Area Manager Ron Zimmer presented a check to Glen Bentley, Executive Director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
The presentation was made on behalf of AT&T Internet Services (DSL) and CWA Local 6215 in the amount of $1,624.41 that was raised in partnership during the Employee Giving Campaign.
Bylaws are the rules that govern the internal management of our Local. They were originally written by the Local's founders, and generally define things such as, but not limited to the Local's official name, purpose, requirements for membership, officers' titles and responsibilities, how offices are to be elected and/or assigned, how meetings should be conducted, and how often meetings will be held.
YP HOLDINGS BARGAINING Update from DISTRICT 6, Claude Cummings, and CWA District 6 attorney, David Van Os. Click on subject line above for letter attachments.
Do you have Benefits, FMLA, or Disability Questions? 'Ask Debra' has launched!http://askdebra.org/askdebra
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Final deadline for scholarship application submission is April 30, 2014. Click on title above for link information.
Sent to all members on CWA Local 6215's roster. Click on link above to see full text.
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