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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.

February 28, 2020

Windstream Bargaining Report #9

Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce we have reached a Tentative Agreement with Windstream. We appreciate everyone supporting the committee during these long days of negotiations.  We were up against a tall task, with Windstream in bankruptcy, to balance getting a fair and just agreement and recognizing where the company finances and stock prices are currently. 

February 28, 2020

Windstream Bargaining Report #8

Today was a big day in negotiations as the company made some beneficial movement on several outstanding proposals. We passed counters back and forth and we feel we are in a good place going into expiration day. Tell your manager we want a fair contract and wear black tomorrow.

February 25, 2020

CWA District 6 - Windstream - Bargaining Report #5

We resumed negotiations today, February 24, 2020 and we keep in the forefront of our minds that our current CBA expires this Friday, February 28, 2020 at midnight. We met with the company multiple times today and continued researching their proposals and how they would affect us collectively. The company countered a couple of their initial proposals after your Bargaining Committee rejected them at the end of our last session on February 14, 2020.

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 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 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.

March 1, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #16

March 1, 2017

Your CWA Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that a Tentative Agreement (TA) has been reached this morning, March 1, 2017, at 8:03 AM.

March 1, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #15

February 28, 2017

February 27, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #14

February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #13

February 23, 2017

February 24, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #12

February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #11

February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #10

February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #9

February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #8

February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #7

February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #6

February 10, 2017

February 14, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #5

February 9, 2017

February 14, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #4

February 8, 2017

January 26, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #3

January 25, 2017

January 26, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #2

January 24, 2017

January 26, 2017

Windstream Bargaining Report #1

January 23, 2017