News

September 18, 2020

Consolidated Communications of Texas Company Bargaining Report #21

The Union and the Company met today, September 11, 2020, to discuss open items on the table. Wages and Ratification Bonus continue to be very important issues that your bargaining committee is trying to improve. Contract Labor is still an issue that we need to resolve.

August 5, 2020

DISH BARGAINING UNIT

DISH BARGAINING UNIT
CALL THIS THURSDAY,
AUGUST 6, 2020 FROM
7:30-8:30 PM
There will be an important announcement and a Bargaining update during this call. This will be a one hour call only, please make every attempt to be on this important call.  Please mute your phones when joining.
Call in number:  1-888-636-3807
Passcode:  3404263#

August 5, 2020

Dish Bargaining Report

The Company and the Union met today virtually to resume bargaining.   CWA’s intent was trying to close the gap on the outstanding proposals in hopes of reaching a fair and just first contract for our members.  As most of you know, we have been working diligently to negotiate the first contract for our Dish members that is long overdue. Unfortunately, during our bargaining preparations meeting with the CWA bargaining team.

July 28, 2020

AT&T SW - Premises Technician Voluntary Surplus Offer (VSO) Special Requests

Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents:

Please be advised that in bargaining over the Premises Technician VSO, the Company has agreed to review special requests utilizing the same process as was followed for the AFO VSP.

July 16, 2020

AT&T SW Important Update on VSP Offer Off Payroll Date of July 17, 2020

Earlier this week, CWA approached the Company requesting additional time for employees being matched.

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.