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November 25, 2020

November 2020 Bargaining Round-Up

CenturyLink PA members ratified their TA this month, and the joint District 1 & 2-13 Committee reached a TA with Thryv. The Appreciation/Hero MOA with LifePath provides a bonus payment, and Comcast negotiations continue.

November 23, 2020

LifePath MOA: Appreciation/Hero Pay

CWA signed a Memorandum of Agreement with LifePath for a one-time Appreciation/Hero Payment to LifePath members.

November 17, 2020

2020 CWA District 2-13 Meeting

The CWA District 2-13 Meeting will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Meeting will be held via Zoom video conference.

November 17, 2020

2020 CWA District 2-13 Meeting

The CWA District 2-13 Meeting will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Meeting will be held via Zoom video conference.

November 12, 2020

More Wins for CWA-Endorsed Candidates

In a statement this week, CWA President Chris Shelton congratulated President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on their victory.

November 12, 2020

Organizing Update

Staffers of Color Of Change, one of the nation's largest racial justice organizations, have voted to join with CWA.

November 12, 2020

Comcast South Hills 2020 Report #2

After the latest round of bargaining, Comcast offered few answers and absolutely no justification for their requests for extreme givebacks. The fight ahead is bigger than ever. Let Comcast know we will not settle for less than a fair contract!

November 11, 2020

Standing up for Our Veterans and Our Democracy

Last week a record number of Americans participated in the most fundamental act in our democracy - voting. We are able to go to the polls and elect our leaders thanks to our veterans who, through their service to our country, have preserved and protected this freedom.

November 10, 2020

Comcast South Hills 2020 Report #1

Talks opened with Comcast on Tuesday, November 10. The Local 13000 Bargaining Team pushes the company to take YOUR concerns seriously at the table! Contact your Unit President or Rep with questions and to learn of upcoming mobilizations.

November 9, 2020

Comcast Alle-Kiske Bargaining Report #6

The Bargaining Committee continues to fight off Comcast's demands for givebacks but have neared agreement on proposals that will improve existing contract language on shift bidding, inclement weather and training.

November 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

CWA members across the country worked tirelessly in the home stretch to deliver key election wins to elect pro-worker candidates!

November 5, 2020

Thryv 2020 Final Bargaining Report

The CWA joint District 1 and 2-13 Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with Thryv management. The Committee was able to defeat or mitigate Thryv’s attack on the contract and the protections it provides the members.

November 4, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton’s Statement on the Election Results: We Must Be Patient and Uphold Our Democracy

As expected, record-breaking voter participation and a large number of absentee ballots means that there is not yet a clear winner in the Presidential election.

October 29, 2020

CenturyLink PA 2020 Bargaining Report #5

The Local 13000 Bargaining Team is happy to announce a TA for the CenturyLink Butler group! The ratification meeting is scheduled for Monday, 11/2 at 5:30 PM.

October 29, 2020

October Bargaining Round-Up

The Comcast Corliss and Nokia contracts were ratified by members! Current LifePath and PIW contracts have been extended. CenturyLink and Thryv are in negotiations. UPDATE: TA has been reached for CenturyLink!

October 27, 2020

Election Deadlines: District 2-13

November 3rd is almost here. Don't miss your chance to make your voice heard and to elect pro-worker candidates. Check your state's deadline and make a plan today!

October 27, 2020

CenturyLink PA 2020 Bargaining Report #4

The Local Bargaining Committee inches closer to a new agreement. The Team reports substantial progress on proposals that improve holiday language and call out procedures. Reach out to Local Reps to support the Committee.

October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.

October 22, 2020

CenturyLink PA 2020 Bargaining Report #3

The Bargaining Team reports progress on a number of issues, including training language, telephone concessions, and voluntary benefits program. Contact your Local Rep to support your Bargaining team!

October 20, 2020

CenturyLink PA 2020 Bargaining Report #2

A variety of issues were discussed at today's negotiations. The Bargaining Team pushed back on attacks to your bargained-for rights and presented an agenda that will bring improvements to the contract.

October 15, 2020

Join CWAers to Phonebank Together to Elect Biden!

Hundreds of CWAers across the country are phonebanking together to flip the Senate and to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!

October 15, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information about Nokia.

October 15, 2020

CWA Leaders Build Skills at 2020 Minority Leadership Institute

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, eleven CWA leaders participated in the 2020 Minority Leadership Institute, held virtually this year.

October 15, 2020

Thryv 2020 Bargaining Report 1

CWA Districts 1 and 2-13 opened bargaining over a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Monday, October 12. The current CBA expires October 23rd.