Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #1

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) opened negotiations Tuesday morning, September 10, 2019, in Conroe, Texas. Your CWA Bargaining Committee consists of CWA District 6 Representative Charlie Torres, Local 6218 Vice President Belinda Davis and Local 6218 Area Rep Travis Phillips. The Company is represented by Director of Labor Relations Ryan Taylor, Senior Manager Terry Green, Field Manager Kerry Wiggins and Staff Specialist-HR Pam Sirianni. 

After their opening remarks, the Company presented their proposals for which the Union gave preliminary responses. Your CWA Bargaining Committee’s opening remarks placed emphasis on a fair contract regarding wage increases and healthcare.  The Union presented their bargaining proposals with additional proposals to be submitted today, September 11, 2019. 

The Committees recessed for the evening to review the proposals submitted from each team. Your Bargaining Committee will continue to review the proposals on Wednesday morning, September 11, 2019, after which both committees will reconvene to continue negotiations.

In Solidarity,
Your Bargaining Committee