As you may have seen, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that AT&T is exploring the sale of just over 50% of DIRECTV to private equity.  Apparently this move is being driven by Stankey, the new CEO.  Another report this morning on CNBC stated that the company is not discussing a sale to DISH, but that private equity could explore a tie-up with DISH down the road.  I have listed the article below:


The proposed bylaw changes are as follows:

Pg 7, Art. 8 Sect 1A: remove the ability of the president to hire a paid full time secretary at his discretion.

Pg 7, Art. 8 Sect 1C & 1D: Split secretary/treasurer into two separate offices with separate responsibilities to add in flow of work.

Pg 7, Art. 8 Sect 1D: Reinstate officer's expense pay for the local secretary, 15hrs per month, BST Wage Scale 32

***September General Meeting Update***
We will open the local for anyone who would like to attend the September 8th meeting at the union hall and observe the zoom call.

Please be advised that there will be a vote held for proposed bylaw changes during the September 8, 2020 monthly meeting.


Bylaws may be amended by either of the following methods:

  • By a majority of the members in a Local meeting, if the proposed amendment has been introduced at a previous membership meeting or has been advertised to the membership by use of the Bulletin Board at least fifteen (15) days in advance of the meeting.
  • By a referendum of the membership.

The September membership meeting will be held on September 8, 2020 at 6:30pm. In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and member safety being priority, this meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing. All attendees are required to register prior to the meeting with the link below:

Please be advised that there will be nominations for all offices of the CWA Local 3905 as listed below during the September 8, 2020 monthly meeting. Nominations may also be made in writing and must be received at the Local 3905 office, 2505 Clinton Ave W, Huntsville, AL 35805, no later than 5pm on September 8, 2020. Nominees must accept the nomination during the meeting or submit


Many Locals have across the District have asked questions regarding the company’s Daily COVID-19 Screening. One of the major questions that we have received is: “What if a member has allergies or a migraine headache?” In an effort to address this question, I have attached the company’s Daily Covid-19 Screening Policy.

Please review this document and make note of the following section on the second page:


  • EBoard meeting minutes March-July
  • Need for committee members and stewards
  • COVID-19 Update
  • Upcoming elections update
  • Q&A