News

July 6, 2020

AT&T SW - Town Hall Call for Members - Explanation of Contract Extension Agreement - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 7 PM

All CWA members at AT&T Southwest are invited to join District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings, Jr., Assistant to the Vice President Sylvia J. Ramos, and members of the Bargaining Committee for an explanation of the contract extension agreement reached with AT&T Southwest.

July 2, 2020

CWA and AT&T Southwest Contract Extension Explanation Town Hall Call June 2, 2020

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please see the attached documents that we will be reviewing on our AT&T SW Local Presidents Contract Extension Explanation Town Hall call today at the new time of 4 p.m. As a reminder, the new participant dial-in number is: (855) 756-7520 Ext. 63466#.

June 30, 2020

AT&T SW - CWA and AT&T Southwest Reached Agreement in Early Contract Extension Negotiations

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please see the attached important notice from Vice President Cummings regarding the CWA/AT&T Southwest Extension Agreement.

June 25, 2020

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #20

On December 18, 2019, the Consolidated Communications bargaining team walked away from our contract negotiations. The Company wanted the Union’s bargaining team to withdraw a Union proposal and accept a Company proposal without even trying to negotiate a fair resolution.

June 18, 2020

Mark Twain Rural Telephone - Final Bargaining Report

The Communications Workers of America and Mark Twain Rural Telephone reached a tentative agreement and the highlights are outlined below.

June 12, 2020

Windstream Final Bargaining Report

The Election Committee counted the ballots today and the contract has ratified. The company will be working on getting the raises and backpay to payroll. The Bargaining Committee thanks those of you that returned your ballots.

May 22, 2020

Windstream Final Bargaining Report

Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee has reached a new Tentative Agreement with Windstream. We appreciate the patience and support of the committee while we were in further negotiations. We were able to reach a couple of modifications from the first TA.  We will have a contract explanation call next Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. (CDT) and the tentative Agreement Summary will be posted next week as well as the Election Committee mailing your ballot.

April 20, 2020

2020 District 6 Conference Canceled - August 24-25

Due to the uncertainty of the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are cancelling this year’s District 6 Conference scheduled for August 24-25, 2020 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

April 20, 2020

Healthcare Workers in Need of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Healthcare workers are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE).

April 17, 2020

BARGAINING REPORT #10 CENTURYLINK OF MISSOURI Local 6300, 6311, 6312 & 6373

This is to inform the membership that the Tentative Agreement for a two year extension has RATIFIED.

April 1, 2020

WINDSTREAM TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BALLOT COUNT RESULTS

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the election committee counted the ballots returned for the Tentative Agreement that was reached and certifies that the agreement has not ratified. The Bargaining Chair will be reaching out to the company to schedule dates to return to the table to negotiate.

April 1, 2020

JOHNSON CONTROLS TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BALLOT RESULTS

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the election committee counted the ballots returned for the Tentative Agreement that was reached and certifies that the agreement has ratified.

April 1, 2020

VERIZON TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BALLOT COUNT RESULTS

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the election committee counted the ballots returned for the Tentative Agreement that was reached on March 13, 2020, and certifies that the agreement has ratified.

March 31, 2020

Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company (Katy, Texas Operations) Final Bargaining Report #3

Your CWA Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement between CWA and Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend (Katy, Texas Operations) has been ratified by a huge majority vote from the Union members of Local 6218.

March 30, 2020

CENTURYLINK MISSOURI TENTATIVE AGREEMENT CONFERENCE CALL

We have scheduled a conference call to discuss the tentative agreement.

March 27, 2020

Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company (Katy, Texas Operations) Bargaining Report #2

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company (Katy, Texas Operations) continued negotiations Thursday, March 26, 2020. Your Bargaining Committee was able to work out a fair healthcare plan for our members after a very long day.

March 27, 2020

Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company (Katy, Texas Operations) Bargaining Report #1

The Union and Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company (Katy, Texas Operations) continued negotiations Tuesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

March 27, 2020

BARGAINING REPORT #9 CENTURYLINK OF MISSOURI Local 6300, 6311, 6312 & 6373

The Union and Company have reached a tentative agreement!

March 26, 2020

2020 Purple Mobility Ratification Notice

I'm please to advise that our District 6 AT&T Mobility members have voted to ratify the recently reached Tentative Agreement negotiated by our CWA Bargaining Committee.

March 23, 2020

CWA District 6 Town Hall Call - 3/25 @7:30pm CT

As you know, coronavirus/COVID-19 is a very serious health concern for all CWA members and people across the globe. These are unprecedented times. I hope you and your families are safe. And I want to thank you for your hard work during this crisis. Each of you have essential roles in ensuring critical services are still being provided to the public from maintaining essential infrastructure, health care and other social services.

March 20, 2020

CURRENT COMPANY COVID-19 ACTION PLANS AND INFORMATION

Information added as we receive it.

March 19, 2020

BARGAINING REPORT #8 CENTURYLINK OF MISSOURI Local 6300, 6311, 6312 & 6373

The Union and Company met today, March 19, 2020.

March 16, 2020

VERIZON TENTATIVE AGREEMENT

In July of 2018, our Sisters and Brothers of District 1 were able to enter early negotiations with Verizon regarding wages and healthcare. They were successful in achieving a 4 year agreement extension. With our current CBA set to expire this September, District 6 assessed our options and noted that D1 had approximately 30,000 employees in their bargaining units and we are less than 30.

March 14, 2020

BARGAINING REPORT #7 CENTURYLINK OF MISSOURI Local 6300, 6311, 6312 & 6373

The Union and Company met all day and into the night Saturday, March 14, 2020.