If this is your first time reading the locals newsletter, welcome! I have a few things to report to you in this edition. CWA Local 4900’s membership continues to trend upward and is currently around 3000 members. This continues to establish your local as one of the largest in the mid-western area of CWA. We […]



There’s Still Work To Do But, We’ve Come A Long Way Since 1943 Ladies! 1943 Guide to Hiring Women Mass Transportation Magazine | July 1943 The following is an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Mass Transportation Magazine. This was written for male supervisors of women in the work force during World War II. […]

VP Division 1


Since the last news article Division 1 has been fairly quiet. New Hire orientations in UVerse has slowed down considerably while Mobility New Hires have stayed consistent. I would like to remind everyone that if you are looking to transfer to a different job title or if you are looking to move to another state […]

VP Division 2


Is your Manager a Keeper? Often times I’ve been ask by supervisors what drives me to be the best I can be. It’s a simple answer really; having a manager who is a leader and motivator. Let’s face it a manager has a lot to do with an employee’s outlook on the job. A manager […]

VP Division 3


Unions allow workers voices in the workplace about the conditions and solving workplace problems.  The contract and grievance procedure is there to back up those voices where workers do not have to suffer in silence or feel that his or her only option is unacceptable conditions and quit his or her job.  Our unions are […]