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September 7, 2021

Lumen Ratification Results

Sister and Brothers, The Local Election Committee counted the ballots regarding the Tentative Agreement on a 3-year contract that was recently negotiated. The contract has been ratified. The company will begin working with payroll to get the new wages and all retro on your paychecks. Should you have any further questions, use your Union structure to get them answered. In Unity, Your CWA Lumen Bargaining Committee

August 20, 2021

Lumen 6171 Tentative Agreement Highlights

On Thursday, August 19, 2021, at 7 PM, there was a contract explanation call held with the members of local 6171. The Highlight Sheet that will accompany your ballot in the mail is posted here as well. Should you have any questions, reach out to your Union leadership to get answered.

August 18, 2021 — News

Lumen Bargaining Report #13-Tentative Agreement

Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee and Lumen have reached a tentative agreement. We will have a contract explanation call this Thursday, August 19 at 7pm.

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In Unity,

Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee

Tony Shaffer-CWA Staff Representative

Travis Pirotte-CWA 6171 President

Chris Sharp-CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee Member/Unit Director

August 16, 2021 — News


Both sides continued to work throughout the weekend trying to beat the expiration of the contract. There was a lot of movement made but there are still a couple of items that remain outstanding preventing a Tentative Agreement. It appears we will not get there by midnight but both sides want to continue to get there but will call it off for the evening and continue on Monday. For now, it will be business as usual for the membership and we will see what transpires on

August 16, 2021 — News


On Saturday, August 14, 2021, the Union spent most of the day preparing counters and a voluminous request for information to have the company substantiate its outstanding items. The company stated they do not have any research or other departments on standby to work on it. Funny how they agree to a contract and its expiration date but are not fully prepared or working weekends. They expect the employees to answer the phone during their off time! They even expect thei