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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: