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March 28, 2019 — News

LAN.TEL - Tentative Agreement

There shall be no contracting or subcontracting of bargaining unit work unless mutually agreed to by the Company and the Union.

May 29, 2018 — News

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 10, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #26

Local 6218 leadership conducted contract explanation meetings with members on Monday and Tuesday evenings, May 8 and 9, 2017.  

May 5, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #25

The parties reconvened contract negotiations this morning in an attempt to reach an accord on a new collective bargaining agreement.

May 3, 2017 — News

Consolidated Communications (Katy, Texas) Bargaining Report #7 - Contract Ratification

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company today in Conroe, Texas and a Tentative Agreement was reached.

April 13, 2017 — News

Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company, (Katy, Texas Operations) Bargaining Report # 6

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company today. Wages and healthcare are at the forefront of discussions all day today. Also discussions were in reference to the on-call process and the Performance Bonus.

April 4, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #24

As was communicated in earlier reports, your Union Committee has been awaiting information that was requested on March 10, 2017.  At that time, the Company thought they could provide the information sometime during the week of March 19-26, 2017.

March 31, 2017 — News

CWA/CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS OF FORT BEND (KATY, TEXAS OPERATIONS) BARGAINING REPORT #5

This is to advise that the Company failed to show up for bargaining today as planned.  The Company’s action is unconscionable considering the contract expires at midnight tonight.

March 30, 2017 — News

CWA/CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS OF FORT BEND (KATY, TEXAS OPERATIONS) BARGAINING REPORT #4

The Union and the Company met on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 and discussed several of the proposals on the table.

March 28, 2017 — News

CWA/CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS OF FORT BEND (KATY, TEXAS OPERATIONS) BARGAINING REPORT #3

The Union and Company met on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The discussions pertained to health care, scheduling, seniority, job titles and wages.

March 27, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #23

This report is being provided as an update on the current state of contract negotiations.  Since the parties last held full committee discussions on March 7, 2017, the Union requested additional information from the Company.

March 22, 2017 — News

CWA/CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS OF FORT BEND (KATY, TEXAS OPERATIONS) BARGAINING REPORT #2

The Union and the Company met for the third day yesterday, March 21, 2017. The Union had multiple questions regarding the Company's proposals and the issues were discussed at length.

March 9, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #22 - March 8, 2017

After the Company’s last proposal was rejected by the membership through the ratification process, your CWA Bargaining Committee has caucused several times to discuss our next course of action.  On March 7, 2017, the parties reconvened discussions.

March 9, 2017 — News

CWA/Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend (Katy,Texas Operations) Bargaining Report #1

Negotiations between CWA and Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend (Katy, Texas Operations) were kicked off March 8, 2017.

March 1, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #21

The Company finally sent your CWA Bargaining Committee responses to our last information request around 10:30 a.m. yesterday.  After reviewing the Company’s responses, the Committee met with the Company at 1:00 p.m. through early evening in an attempt to reach an agreement on a new contract.  The Union asked questions and got clarification on the Company’s responses to aforementioned information request.  In the end, the Company still could not answer all of our questions.

February 27, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #20

After reviewing the Company’s 02/07/17 package proposal, your CWA Bargaining Committee notified the Company and requested additional dates to meet.  At 8:26 p.m. on 02/22/17, the Company responded by saying they were available to meet every business day through 02/28/17.

February 24, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #19

Your CWA Bargaining Committee has thoroughly reviewed the Company’s latest proposal.  While there were a couple minor changes, the overall package was inadequate.

February 15, 2017 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #18

As was conveyed in the January 20, 2017 Bargaining Report, the parties last met on 01/18-19/17.  Your CWA Bargaining Committee had expected a response to our 12/01/16 package proposal and, if not accepted, a counter from the Company.

February 14, 2017 — News

BumperActive.com Final Bargaining Report

The Union met with the Company, Bumperactive.com, on January 30, 2017 and February 3 & 10, 2017 to negotiate a new contract.

January 20, 2017 — News

CONSOLIDATED (LUFKIN/CONROE) BARGAINING REPORT #17

Contract negotiations resumed on January 18, 2017 and continued on January 19, 2017.  When the parties last met on 12/01/16, your CWA Bargaining Committee had presented the Company with a comprehensive package proposal for settlement of all issues which the Company indicated they would review.

December 13, 2016 — News

CWA District 6/YP Holdings Bargaining Report #15

The Union and the Company met Monday, December 12,

December 9, 2016 — News

CWA District 6/YP Holdings Bargaining Report #12

Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Company again yesterday, December 8, 2016.  In-depth discussions were held relative to the

December 6, 2016 — News

CWA District 6/YP Holdings Bargaining Report #11

The Union and Company met yesterday, December 5 and today, December 6, 2016, and

December 1, 2016 — News

Consolidated (Lufkin/Conroe) Bargaining Report #16

Your CWA Bargaining Committee resumed negotiations with the Company on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 and the parties met again on Thursday, December 1, 2016.  Negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement continue to move slowly with the Union being the only party passing proposals in an attempt to reach agreement on a new contract.