News & Events

August 17, 2017 — News

DISH Network Bargaining Report

Several weeks ago DISH reached out to the Union stating they were going to start strictly enforcing the attendance policy they implemented in 2015 without notifying the Union.  The Union immediately requested information over this and after reviewing the documentation provided, demanded bargaining with DISH.

August 13, 2017 — Press Release

We Cannot Tolerate the Racist Resentment and Division Pulling Our Nation Apart

Statement by Vice President Claude Cummings 

June 30, 2017 — News

Contract Extension Signed - YP Holdings

Attached is the signed, executed contract extension with YP Holdings

June 28, 2017 — News

CWA District 6/YP Holdings - Bargaining Report #19

This is to advise that the Union and Company have agreed to a contract extension

June 21, 2017 — News

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 — News

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 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.

May 3, 2017 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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.

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 6, 2017 — News

CWA/AT&T SW 2017 Contract Ratification Vote Results

The District is very pleased to announce the CWA/AT&T SW 2017 contract ratified by a majority vote.

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 23, 2017 — News

ADT Bargaining Report #12

ADT Security Services, Inc.

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 17, 2017 — News

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.