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CWA Local 4050/4090

220 Bagley
Suite 832
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 963 - 1873
Fax: (313) 963 - 8577

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(313) 963 - 2160 ext-33



Dave Skotarczyk

Executive Vice President:
Troy Smith

Gerald Sokoloski

Vice President at Large Global Services:
Keith Valko

Vice President at Large National Units:
Mike Klein

Vice President at Large Special Services:
Anthony Swayne

Area Representative Global Services:
Jim Adamowicz

Area Representative Maintenance:
Artistine Taylor

Area Representative Provisioning:
Ken Williams

Mike Killewald

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Now that SBC has merged with AT&T and changed their name to at&t, there is a lot of confusion on information posted on this web site. Going forward with the new at&t's terminology, we will now be referring to pre-merger SBC employees as "Legacy-S" and the pre-merger AT&T employees as "Legacy-T"

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Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2018/3/13 22:15:51 (10 reads)

Fighting Today…Focused on the Future!

The bargaining committee met today to continue to go over bargaining demands and prepare for subcommittee meetings with the company tomorrow. The Article 26 Subcommittee and Appendix G/COS subcommittee met this morning and afternoon to continue to examine and analyze data to prepare for the coming week.

The committee would like to thank Locals 4900 and 4322 for the care packages that arrived this week. They will certainly help us make it through the coming weeks of discussions!

In Solidarity,

Your CWA District 4 Bargaining Team

Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2018/3/5 21:11:29 (19 reads)

Fighting Today… Focused on the Future

As CWA prepares to enter negotiations with AT&T/Midwest Region over the contract that expires on April 14, 2018, we must demand AT&T addresses our members’ key issues. Will AT&T work with CWA and its members as it develops strategies to meet a changing competitive and technological environment or will it continue to take the low road of layoffs and outsourcing?

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Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2018/2/6 21:03:54 (33 reads)

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2018. Awards will be announced by June 15, 2018.

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Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2017/11/3 19:04:29 (78 reads)

Dear Friends

This is a reminder. This year Christmas Eve this year is on a Sunday. Because Christmas day is on Monday our Union and the company have agreed to treat it as an additional Floating Holiday to be scheduled and taken between Dec 26, 2017 and the last Sunday in June 2018.


Dave Skotarczyk

Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2017/1/4 19:49:09 (211 reads)

Dear Colleagues:

I want to let you know that we will be announcing the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Foundation's Board of Directors has approved the awarding of fifteen (15) partial college scholarships of $3,000 each for Two (2) years. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available solely online for submission on the Foundation's website at


This valuable scholarship program is made possible by the funding of CWA locals.

In Unity,
Christopher M. Shelton
cc: Executive Board
CWA National Staff

Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2014/8/1 20:14:16 (786 reads)

So, you've slugged away at your job for a few years and your role and responsibilities haven't changed. No one seeks your input and most important meetings and work happen around you without you being involved. Where and how do you kick your career back in gear?

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Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2012/6/20 17:27:26 (1039 reads)

Let's get one thing straight...

Employers and Corporations did not feel generous and decide to give you two days off every week to have a social/personal life. (We now call them weekends). Corporations did not just feel like being nice one day and give their employees paid vacations. CEOs didn't get together in a board room and say "Let's give our employees more rights at work" or "Maybe there should be laws to limit our power over an employee".

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Posted by Dave Skotarczyk on 2011/3/3 20:31:59 (1220 reads)

Brothers Charles and David Koch, with a combined worth around $35 billion dollars, are waging a war against President Obama.

The Koch brothers are the majority owners in Koch Industries, America 's second-largest private company with revenues of $100 billion in 2009, and 80,000 employees in 60 countries.

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Posted by Anonymous on 2005/11/19 2:48:26 (2008 reads)

Under the Supreme Court's Weingarten decision, when a investigatory interview occurs, these rules apply:

The employee may request union representation before or during the interview. After the request, the employer must choose from among three options:

1.Grant the request and delay questioning until the union representative arrives.

2. Deny the request and end the interview immediately.

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