Cingular Wireless

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Cingular Wireless.

Concerned over rising healthcare costs and secure benefits 165 former Wireless network technicians and retail sales associates from Texas, Michigan and Iowa gained CWA representation at Cingular Wireless on April 4-6 April. The workers’ latest campaigns raise to nearly 17,000 the number of former Wireless workers who have organized with CWA since the company’s 2004 merger with Cingular. More than 75 percent of the former AT&T employees have signed up for CWA representation since the workers’ began organizing in 2005. Overall, nearly 90 percent of Cingular’s employees, or near 38,500 workers, have gained union representation with CWA.