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American call center workers rally for their Filipino counterparts

As call center workers in the U.S. continue to face the very real threat of further offshoring, one might assume they would be less inclined to take action on behalf of their Filipino counterparts. But for many American workers, and their union leadership, that’s not at all the case.

“Even though we are fighting against having American companies offshore call centers,” says Roland Anderson, AT&T worker and vice president of Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9410 in San Francisco, “we still have to stand in support and solidarity with folks wherever they may be who want to utilize their right to organize.”

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The American Prospect