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August 31, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #6

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met, August 30, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.
The Union and Company continued to discuss their respective proposals and traded counterproposals.

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK ARKANSAS - Bargaining Report #5

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met on August 29, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.

August 29, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK - ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #4

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met August 27, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.

August 27, 2018 — News

DISH BARGAINING UPDATE CALL

There will be a Dish Network call tomorrow, August 28, 2018, at 7:30 PM to provide an update on the Dish Bargaining that took place last week.

August 24, 2018 — News

Frontier Final Bargaining Report

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that all of the contracts have ratified (Core, Supply and the Austin Enterprise Delivery).

August 21, 2018 — News

CWA District 6/DEXYP Bargaining Report #15

As many of you know, we started bargaining with YP in November 2016 until the expiration of the current contract on December 9, 2016. The Company proposed a “Go to Market” compensation plan

August 13, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK - ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #3

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met on August 9, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK - ARKANSAS (Bargaining Report #2)

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) met yesterday, August 8, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.

August 8, 2018 — News

CWA/CENTURYLINK - ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #1

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) kicked off bargaining yesterday, August 7, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR.

August 7, 2018 — News

Frontier Contract Explanation Town Hall Call - Audio Link

Frontier Contract Explanation Town Hall Call - Audio Link

August 1, 2018 — News

FRONTIER CONTRACT EXPLANATION TOWN HALL CALL

JOIN US FOR OUR TOWN HALL CALL ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2018 at 7 P.M.

July 31, 2018 — News

Frontier 2018 Tentative Agreement Highlights

Your CWA Frontier Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a Tentative Agreement with Frontier regarding the four contracts: CBA 48(Core), CBA 548(Buried Service Wire), CBA 113(Supply Chain) and CBA (55), VZED out of the Austin local. A contract explanation call is being set up in the near future. You will receive the call in number shortly when the details are finalized. Below are some of the highlights from negotiations:

July 30, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #29

After many late night hours of a long and hard fought weekend the Union and company committees are back at the table and moving in the right direction.

July 30, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #27 & 28

After weeks of negotiations with no movement, due to previous company proposals being in your committee’s opinion, “completely retrogressive,” the table is finally moving.

July 26, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #24

Your Committee applaud your efforts! We are not the only ones who hear you. Your priorities have been laid out and the message has been heard loud and clear.

July 26, 2018 — News

CWA District 6/DEXYP Bargaining Report #14

The Union and Company met in Earth City, MO the week of June 25th and again on July16, 17, and 18, 2018, to continue Bargaining

July 26, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #23

Your Bargaining Committee has heard you, and we are keeping your priorities front and center in everything we are doing. Your Mobilization efforts are not going unnoticed.

July 24, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #22

According to the surveys, the top three items were: Job Security, Healthcare and Contract Labor.

July 24, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #21

Your Committee spent the day going through each MOA and the changes proposed by the company in each one in preparation to respond.

July 20, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #20

We are now 15 days away from expiration and the Company is showing no sign of wanting to treat Texas better than a second class citizen! They ignore the fact that even though Melanie Williams (V.P. over Texas) stated we are profitable here they continue to want concessions from us while other areas have been given extensions and simple renewals.

July 19, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #19

Your Committee and the company met in joint session today to discuss in detail proposals handed across the table relating to Supply. The company is still working to answer RFI’s your Committee previously handed to the company.

July 19, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #18

Your Committee spent the day reviewing MOA’s and previous proposals. The committees did not meet in joint session today as the company filled another outstanding RFI that took time to review.

July 17, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #17

The Union and the company met this morning. Your Committee addressed the company’s opening statement and the inconsistencies in it and their methods of bargaining, as well as rejecting most of their retrogressive proposals. We continued to express what was critical to the membership and will hold on those proposals.

July 16, 2018 — News

Frontier Bargaining Report #16

As we enter into the fourth week of bargaining, your Committee reconvened and we spent the day carefully assessing our strategy, thoroughly studying and discussing the events of the past weeks.