The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met on August 9, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.
The Union and Company continued to discuss their respective proposals and answer questions. The Union rejected Company proposals:
CP3- Article 7, Differential
CP8- Article 12, Work Schedules
The Union countered the following:
UC to CP2-Article 6, Revised Jobs
UC to CP5-Article 8, Standby
UC to CP7-Article 11, Vacations
UC to CP15-Article 25, Union Business
The Company countered the following:
CC to UC to CP2
CC to UC to CP15
The Union and Company tentatively agreed to the following proposals:
CP21-Four Day Work Week
CP23-MOA, Hourly Employee’s Pensions Lump Sum Pre-Retirement Death Benefit
CP24-MOA, Relocation Allowance
CP29-MOA, Lump Sum Payment Option
CP30-MOA, Lump Sum Pension Calculation
The Union and Company met again on August 10, 2018.
The Company presented:
CP31, Article 12-Work Schedules
The Company countered:
CC to UC to CP5-Article 8, Standby
We are scheduled to meet again on August 27, 2018.
Your contract expires August 31, 2018.
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Your CWA Bargaining Committee