The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met on August 29, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.
The Union and Company continued to discuss their respective proposals and traded counter-proposals.
The Union and Company tentatively agreed to the following proposals: CC to UP1, Article 9-Overtime Notice, CC to UP10, Article 21-Funerals and CC to UP15-MOA CWA/NETT.
The Union presented the following: UP18, MOA-Home Dispatch and UP19- Wages.
The Company presented the following: Amended Company Counter to UC to CP1, Article 2-Definitions, 2nd Counter to UC to CP5-Standby Pay, Amended CP10-Classification, CC to Amended UP2, Article 10-Holidays, and CC to UP19-Wages.
The Union rejected CP16, Article 28-Sub-Contracting.
The Company withdrew CP31, Article 12-Work Schedules.
We are scheduled to meet again today, August 30, 2018.
Your contract expires August 31, 2018.
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