Tag Archives: AT&T

National Civil and Human Rights Museum Opens in Atlanta

(APN) ATLANTA — Earlier this week, Atlanta’s new National Civil and Human Rights Museum opened to the public.  The museum is located at 100 Ivan Allen Jr., Boulevard, between the World of Coca-Cola museum and the Georgia Aquarium.  The land was donated by Coca-Cola.  The museum cost 80 million dollars to build, relying to a great extent on corporate donors. […]

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Occupy Atlanta Claims Partial Victory in AT&T Protest

(APN) ATLANTA — Today, Monday, March 26, 2012, Occupy Atlanta, Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 3204, and Atlanta Jobs with Justice announced a historic victory in preventing over 250 layoffs at AT&T.   The coalition claims that the pressure they put on AT&T resulted in a reduction of layoffs from 740 jobs to 485 jobs, therefore, saving 255 jobs. […]

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Thirteen Arrested in AT&T Protest held by Occupy Atlanta

(APN) ATLANTA — Thirteen people were arrested inside the lobby of the AT&T building at 675 West Peachtree Street today, Monday, February 13, 2012. The group said they would sit in the lobby until AT&T promised to not layoff 740 union workers across the southeastern United States. They sang several songs, in which they changed the lyrics. One of these […]

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