Since the last update your Bargaining Committee has been meeting with the Company reviewing the data responses from our RFI’s. During this arduous task we were able to tentatively agree to Out of State Loan Process language and new language for Training.

“Consultants have also told employees that joining a union might get them a contract with less wages and less benefits than they currently have. But think about how ridiculous that argument is. If companies genuinely thought unions would negotiate worse terms for their employees, they’d be welcoming them in with open arms.” -John Oliver on Union Busting

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On this Veterans Day, the entire CWA family proudly salutes the thousands of CWA member and retiree military veterans and their families as well as the broader veteran community for their service and sacrifice.
The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 16 partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years for the 2022-2023 academic year.
It’s been a while, but we have been having serious off the record discussions that helped move bargaining along. We were able to express the seriousness of your needs, including No Lay-Off Language, Call Routing, USA based call handling, Work at Home and Medical Benefits.
Tentative agreements of job security and no outsourcing. Talks are continued in Fiber Jobs of the Future.
In our recent rounds of bargaining the Company has continued with their stance of unrestricted use of contractors for Fiber work and they have rejected all our proposals on contractor caps. The Company has maintained that they have no interest in continuing our Job Security proposals.