News

February 19, 2019

CWA/CENTURYLINK ARKANSAS - CONTRACT EXPLANATION CALL

This is to announce the Union and the Company have reached a New Tentative Agreement on February 14, 2019.

September 2, 2018

CWA/CENTURYLINK ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #8

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) have agreed to extend the current contract until close of business Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

September 1, 2018

CWA/CENTURYLINK ARKANSAS Bargaining Report #7

The Union (CWA) and Company (CenturyLink) bargaining committees met again on August 31, 2018, in Jacksonville, AR. Contract negotiations continued late into the night and at 11:59 p.m., the parties agreed to stop the clock in order to continue bargaining.

August 31, 2018

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.

February 1, 2018

CWA/CENTURYLINK LOCAL 6372 KS/MO BARGAINING REPORT #3

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company throughout the day, evening and night in an effort to reach an agreement on a new contract prior to the midnight expiration of the current Agreement.

June 21, 2017

FINAL BARGAINING REPORT - CENTURYLINK RETAIL

We are pleased to announce the first contract for CenturyLink Retail employees under the jurisdiction of Local 6174 has ratified.  The store is 100% CWA STRONG!!!!!

June 8, 2017

CenturyLink of Texas - Retail - Tentative Agreement Reached

A tentative agreement was reached between CWA and CenturyLink of Texas at approximately 10:30 pm on June 7, 2017.  The existing contract will now include (6) six retail employees located in Killeen, Texas.  

May 3, 2017

CenturyLink of Texas - Retail - Bargaining Report #2

On Monday, May 1, 2017, a Bargaining Unit Meeting was held to explain and discuss the package of proposals to be presented to the Company the next day.

April 21, 2017

Standing Strong at CenturyLink

Kelly Dorsey, Jennifer Jamerson, and Tania Mundy, newly organized retail workers at CenturyLink in Killeen, TX (CWA Local 6174) showed their newfound union pride by wearing their "Standing Strong"

April 17, 2017

CenturyLink TX Retail Bargaining Report #1

The Union and Company met in Killeen, TX to prepare for negotiations April 12 and 13, 2017.  No formal proposals were presented.  However, an agreement was reached as to how we will proceed going forward.

April 17, 2017

CENTURYTEL BARGAINING REPORT #9

Your CWA Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement between CWA and CenturyTel has been ratified by the members of Locals 6300, 6301, 6311, 6312 and 6373.

March 17, 2017

FINAL BARGAINING REPORT CWA/CENTURYLINK

We are pleased to announce that CWA has reached a tentative agreement with CenturyLink on a new three year contract. We began bargaining on February 28, 2017 and continued into the early morning of March 15, 2017. I am proud of the work your bargaining committee did in order to present this tentative agreement to you.

March 15, 2017

CENTURYTEL BARGAINING REPORT #8

Your CWA Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that, after "stopping the clock" on the current agreement's midnight expiration, the parties reached a tentative agreement on a successor contract at 2:31 a.m.

March 15, 2017

CENTURYTEL BARGAINING REPORT #7

Negotiations on a new contract reconvened on Monday, continuing through the late night hours on Monday, March 13, 2017 and resuming on Tuesday morning, March 14, 2017.

March 10, 2017

CENTURYTEL BARGAINING REPORT #6

The Union and Company met this afternoon, March 10, 2017.

March 10, 2017

CENTURYTEL BARGAINING REPORT #5

The Union and Company met on Thursday, March 9, 2017.  The Union made counter proposals to the following Company proposals; amended CP5 - Holidays, CP12 - Work Schedules and CP20 - Retail Sales Organization.

December 2, 2016

CENTRAL TELEPHONE COMPANY OF TEXAS/CENTURY LINK - BARGAINING REPORT # 3

Your CWA Bargaining Committee resumed contract negotiations with the Company on November 30 and December 1, 2016.  After two long days of negotiations, the CWA Bargaining Committee is happy to announce that a Tentative Agreement has been reached on a new 3 year contract.

October 7, 2016

Central Telephone Company of Texas/Century Link - Bargaining Report # 2

Your CWA Bargaining Committee and the Company met for several days and on September 29, 2016 were unable to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract.

September 21, 2016

Central Telephone Company of Texas/Century Link - Bargaining Report # 1

Bargaining kicked off Tuesday, September 20, 2016, between the Communications Workers of America and Central Telephone Company of Texas/Century Link.

August 15, 2015

CenturyLink of Arkansas Bargaining Report - Tentative Agreement

Sisters and Brothers,
After intense and determined bargaining, your CWA Bargaining Committee is proud to report that we have reached a Tentative Agreement with the Company. Listed below are some, but not all of the highlights of what was achieved at the bargaining table:

August 15, 2015

CenturyLink of Arkansas Bargaining Report #8

As the expiration of the CBA draws near, your bargaining committee remains committed to achieving a contract.

August 15, 2015

CenturyLink of Arkansas Bargaining Report #7

Both committees met today to work on the objective of getting a new contract.

August 13, 2015

CenturyLink of Arkansas Bargaining Report #6

As the contract expiration draws near (August 15, 2015 @midnight), your Bargaining Committee is working late into the nights to reach a tentative agreement.