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CWA District 6
As of mid-December, the City of Austin has been under Stage 5 restrictions for COVID-19. At this time, we would not be compliant with those orders by having a membership meeting. Please stay ho,e, and be safe.
On Thursday, December 10, 2020, CWA Local 6132 held a trial court due to charges filed against one of our members. Since the guilty verdict, the former member has requested an appeal to the Membership at our January Membership Meeting on Thursday the 14th. The image below is the verdict from the seven member jury. Clicking the image will send you to a downloadable PDF. A transcript of the letter is below the image.
December 10, 2020
Dear Member Cheryl Lee,
It is the decision of the Trial Court that you are guilty of the charges brought against you by unanimous vote.
The Court, therefore, has determined the following penalty:
A. You shall be fined the sum of $10,000.
C. You shall be expelled from membership in the Union effective immediately from all activities as a member or guest.
D. A public apology and/or recant of damaging statements equal to or greater than the offense should be made.
You have the right to appeal this decision of the Trial Court to a membership meeting of the Local within thirty (30) days of the date of this letter. The Local may affirm or reverse the decision or reduce the penalty. In the event you appeal to the membership of the Local, the penalties will be suspended pending the appeal.
Remember, we WILL be having a December Membership Meeting this Thursday, December 10 starting at 7:30pm. There are a number of things to cover before we end 2020. This will be a parking lot meeting to conform with COVID requirements and the meeting will be broadcast over FM. Please let your peers know about this meeting, and please scroll down to view the flyer pertaining to Angel Tree and charitable contributions.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions for group gatherings, the CWA Local 6132 Christmas Party has been cancelled. We will be having our regularly scheduled December Membership Meeting on December 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm at 609 Canion St., Austin TX 78752. As with the past few membership meetings under the COVID restrictions, the December meeting will be held in the parking lot and will be broadcast over an FM frequency. We will also have several door prizes for members attending the December meeting, so we hope to see everyone there.
The Tentative Results for the election have been posted and as of today, October 21, 2020, they will be final. Below is the tally sheet. We would like to thank our Election Committee Members for their time and dedication.
- President – Jason Peavler
- Secretary-Treasurer – Christina Waid
- Vice President for Mobility – Sonia Lopez
- Vice President for Core – Tony Thornburg
- Chief Stewards for Mobility – Alice Durham and Janell Zuberbier
- Chief Stewards for Core – Stefan Johnson, Chris Sullivan, and Steven McNulty
Nominations will be taken at the September Membership Meeting
September 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
**ALL MEMBERS SHOULD RECEIVE A POSTCARD IN THE MAIL AS OFFICIAL NOTICE OF THE CWA LOCAL 6132 OFFICER NOMINATIONS. IF YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING MAIL FROM THE LOCAL PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SUBMIT AN ADDRESS CORRECTION**
The President and Secretary-Treasurer are at-large positions and any member of the local in good standing can be nominated.
The First Vice President must be nominated and elected by members in AT&T Mobility and the various Print Sector bargaining units.
The Second Vice President must be nominated and elected by members in AT&T Southwest, AT&T National Internet Services, Verizon, Frontier, and Avaya bargaining units.
There shall be three (3) Chief Steward positions that must be nominated and elected by members of the AT&T Southwest bargaining units. Geographical jurisdiction shall be determined by the Executive Board to ensure equal representation.
There shall be two (2) Chief Stewards representing AT&T Mobility. Geographical jurisdiction shall be determined by the Executive Board to ensure equal representation.
All Chief Stewards shall be nominated and elected by the respective groups they will be representing and must work in one of those groups.
Write-in votes are prohibited.
Nominations for the offices of President, Secretary-Treasurer, 1st Vice President & 2nd Vice President shall also constitute a nomination of the same person as a delegate to all CWA Conventions held during the three-year term.
All nominees must be present to accept the nominations or submit a letter of acceptance prior to the nomination process.
Due to the current restrictions for gatherings in the city of Austin, the September membership meeting will again be held in the parking lot of the union hall at 609 Canion St., Austin, TX 78752.
Please find a parking spot once you arrive.
Someone will come to your car to have you sign in, and to give you the FM frequency we will be broadcasting over.
There will be a microphone set up to allow members to post questions, motions and to submit nominations.
Please remember to wear your masks and maintain social distancing.
Members will be asked to remain in their automobiles unless conducting business at the microphone.
Members are also asked to refrain from entering the union hall.
By now you should have received a postcard from us about the Parking Lot Membership Meeting on August 13th. We have recently invested in some equipment that will allow us to conduct our monthly meetings as safely as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please find a parking spot upon arrival and someone will come by to have you sign in and give you the FM frequency we will be broadcasting over.
A microphone will be set up outside for those who want to make motions.