Communications Workers of America is the largest Telecommunications Union in the world representing nearly 700,000 workers. Local 4202 is in District #4. Our District office is in Cleveland, OH. The local office is in Rantoul, IL. Our Local covers all bargained for employees of AT&T Mobility in IL and some AT&T (Landline) employees in IL. We have approximately 1200 members. The Local enforces the contract, organizes mobilization efforts, represents members, and holds membership meetings. Your Local has tools in place to help keep you informed. Please see the below documents.
In the 2013 Regional Labor Agreement between Communications Workers of America and AT&T Mobility, LLC, Article 4 – Agency Shop is as follows:
Employees employed or entering into the bargaining unit after the effective date of this agreement shall, on or before the thirtieth (30th) day of their employment, as a condition of such employment, either become a member of the Union, or pay or tender to the Union amounts which are the equivalent to periodic Union dues.
The forgoing shall be subject to any prohibitions or restrictions contained in the applicable state laws.
Paying Union Dues or the equivalent is mandatory. We are a closed shop.
AT&T Mobility will deduct dues from your check after you return the card to the Local for processing. Please provide a personal email address and your cellular phone number (not business number) on the membership portion of your card. If you have any questions, please contact us at (217)892-8700 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to CWA Local 4202!
Thanks for your time,
Amy J. Blaisdell CWA Local 4202 Secretary-Treasurer