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February 14, 2020

CWA District 6 - Windstream - Bargaining Report #4

Your Bargaining Committee finished out the first week of bargaining today. Many items were thoroughly discussed including but not limited to the movement of work, holidays, vacation, pensions and the medical plans. We are working diligently to get as much clarification and information from the company on their intent and reasoning as possible. The company passed a proposal regarding the cancellation of Retiree Life Insurance.

February 14, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #8

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company and we had positive movement on some of our proposals but we still have a long way to go.

February 14, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #7

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company and there was a great deal of discussion in relation to many of our proposals. We further impressed upon the company the reasons our members concerns in a number of areas.

February 13, 2020

CWA District 6 - Windstream - Bargaining Report #3

Your Bargaining Committee met with the company for discussion over proposals and counter proposals that have been made from both sides. We are currently reviewing information that has been requested from the company. We are assessing pension and 401k data. As your Committee, we are working diligently to gather as much information as possible to combat the retrogressive proposals made by the company.

February 13, 2020

CWA District 6 - Windstream - Bargaining Report #2

The Union and Company met several times throughout the day. Information requests which your Committee is sorting through this evening. There was dialogue between both parties in trying to understand the company’s intent regarding their proposals. We will not agree to anything until we fully understand the reasoning and the impact it will have on our membership.

February 12, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #6

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company and passed several data requests in regards to retail.

February 11, 2020

CWA District 6 - Windstream - Bargaining Report #1

Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee kicked off negotiations with Windstream today, February 11, 2020.  Both sides made multiple proposals and your Bargaining Committee began assessing the company proposals and crafting multiple detail specific information requests.

February 11, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #5

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company and passed proposals for a substantial wage increase and modifications to the “at risk” LOA.

February 10, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #4

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company and passed several proposals related to Call Centers and Retail Sales. We received some more data from the Company related to IHX that we reviewed over the weekend to assist in preparing some proposals.

February 7, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #3

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company today, February 6, 2020, and passed several proposals related to Benefits and Outside Plant. We also presented a data request for more data related to Call Centers and the work being performed.

February 6, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #2

Your Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the Company today, February 5, 2020, and passed several proposals related to Call Quality and Sales Floor Observations, Chargebacks, Sales Quotas and Call Center Call Percentages.

February 5, 2020

AT&T Mobility Bargaining Report #1

Your CWA District 6 Mobility Bargaining Committee kicked-off negotiations with AT&T Mobility today, February 4, 2020, and passed several proposals related to Hours of Work, Work Assignments, Force Adjustment and Basis of Compensation.

January 23, 2020

CWA District 6 - Johnson Controls - Bargaining Report (2020)

On January 21st and 22nd, 2020, your CWA Bargaining Committee began negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. After extensive preparation and two long days of bargaining we were unable to reach a Tentative Agreement.

December 20, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #19

CWA District 6 and your CWA Bargaining Committee wanted to make sure our members of Local 6218 are up to date on the latest news regarding the negotiating between CWA and Consolidated Communications.

December 19, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #18

After the last bargaining session on November 13, 2019, the Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) agreed on two days, December 17 & 18, 2019, to continue negotiations on the contract which expired on October 16, 2019.

November 22, 2019

Central Telephone Company of Texas-Century Link Bargaining Report #11

Your CWA Bargaining Committee and Century Link of Texas met Wednesday, November 20, 2019 and Thursday, November 21, 2019 as we continued our intense discussions with the Company fighting to protect and improve our 2016 Collective Bargaining Agreement which had expired September 30, 2019. The Company wanted too many give backs but your Bargaining Committee stood strong and would not give up fighting for our members.

November 15, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #16

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The Company advised us multiple times during the day that they needed additional time to respond to the Union’s RFI (Request for Information), at which point they finally got back to us, at 5:00 pm, regarding the response to the RFI.

November 15, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #17

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

October 30, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #15

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company and continued asking questions regarding Healthcare costs and Life Insurance.

October 28, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #14

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Thursday, October 24, 2019. Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company and asked the Company for their response on the counter proposals we put on the table the day before.

October 28, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #13

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Your Bargaining Committee presented and discussed counter proposals with the Company.

October 23, 2019

CWA District 6 Endorses Jessica Cisneros for Congress

CWA District 6 is pleased to announce its endorsement of Democrat Jessica Cisneros for Congress in her run to defeat Texas 28th District incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar in 2020.

October 22, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #12

This is to advise that contract negotiations will resume tomorrow morning, October 23, 2019. Additionally ...

October 17, 2019

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #11

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Texas (Lufkin/Conroe) continued negotiations Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company multiple times to discuss the issues on the table.