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July 19, 2018

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

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

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

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.

July 11, 2018

FRONTIER WORK AT HOME BARGAINING REPORT #8

The Union met with the company today and exchanged proposals and counter proposals as well as handed over a RFI on Vendor status within TSO.

July 10, 2018

FRONTIER WORK AT HOME BARGAINING REPORT #7

The Union and company met today. The Union handed over 3 proposals, 1 counter proposal and rejected a company proposal.

July 10, 2018

FRONTIER WORK AT HOME BARGAINING REPORT #6

The company provided the outstanding RFIs (Request For Information) from the last meeting.

June 29, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #15

The end of week three has brought new insight into these negotiations. Lines have been scratched into both sides of the table. But, FEAR NOT Brothers and Sisters, this Committee has its heals dug in and we are here to fight.

June 29, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #14

Your Bargaining Committee spent the day deliberating over proposals and making information request as well as conferring with district officials over additional issues.

June 27, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #13

Your Bargaining Committee met with the company this morning to get their response to several of the Unions Proposals, as well as to request information on some other Union Proposals.

June 27, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #12

After extensive review and consideration of the Company's proposals, your Union committee meet this afternoon with the Company to reject several of their proposals.

June 27, 2018

Statement of Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Trump’s Travel Ban

"We are deeply dismayed and appalled by the Supreme Court’s majority decision to ignore Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and uphold a proclamation camouflaged by so-called national security reasons."

June 26, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #11

The first day of week three brought new life into negotiations. Your committee reconvened and spent the day carefully assessing, studying and deliberating over the proposals that the Company has handed across the table thus far.

June 22, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report # 10

The Bargaining Committee met with the Company this morning in which the Company handed over one (1) proposal. Your Bargaining Committee is reviewing, all the proposals we received yesterday and today.

June 22, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #9

The Bargaining Committee met with the Company in an extended session during which the Company chair handed multiple proposals on benefits.

June 20, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #8

After extensive deliberation this morning over yesterday’s Sub- Committee’s meeting, your Bargaining Committee met in a joint session with the Company to exchange proposals. During today’s meeting, the company handed over TWO proposals to the Union.

June 19, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #7

The Bargaining Sub-Committees met today for several hours to discuss multiple topics.

June 18, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report #6

On July 18 your Bargaining Committee met with the Company. We were shown a presentation on the state of the Company.

May 29, 2018

CWA District 6/Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative Bargaining Report #1

The Union and Cooperative bargaining committees kicked off bargaining on May 15, 2018, in Vinita, OK.

May 25, 2018

Statement of Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Death of Santa Fe High School Student, Riley Garcia

One of the young men lost at Santa Fe was Christian “Riley” Garcia, the son of our CWA brother, Darryl Claussen, Jr. Riley died a hero. He was shot and killed while holding and blocking the door to save two of his classmates.

May 24, 2018

FRONTIER WORK AT HOME BARGAINING REPORT #3

The Union and the Company met again on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018. The Union submitted additional proposals and several counter proposals to the company for their consideration.

May 23, 2018

FRONTIER WORK AT HOME BARGAINING REPORT #2

The Union and the Company met on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018.

May 21, 2018

Frontier Work At Home Bargaining Report # 1

The Company and Union met Monday, May 21, 2018 to initiate bargaining for our 1st contract.

May 11, 2018

Frontier Bargaining Report # 5

It is the end of the first week and there have been some intense moments and some heavy subjects already discussed at the table.  We are extremely confident about your bargaining committee’s strength, knowledge and commitment to achieve a fair contract.