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September 24, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 7

The Bargaining Committee is happy to announce a tentative agreement with CCI for the ILEC bargaining unit. Plan to attend a meeting to review the contract changes and the ratification vote on Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 PM.

September 24, 2020

LifePath 2020 Bargaining: Report 2

Bargaining resumed today with LifePath rejecting all of your Union proposals and submitting a series of their retrogressive own demands. Today, LifePath demonstrated they clearly do not appreciate the value that YOU bring to work every day. 

September 22, 2020

LifePath 2020 Bargaining: Report 1

The CWA Local 13500 Bargaining Committee opened negotiations with LifePath today. Tell LifePath you require a solid contract! 

September 22, 2020

Comcast Corliss Bargaining Report #23

Since the last meeting, significant progress has been made. The Bargaining Team and Comcast are close to reaching an agreement. Members' support throughout is appreciated by the committee!

September 17, 2020

Take Action Now to Save Our Aviation Jobs

There are only 13 days left before the aviation Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act expires on September 30th.

September 17, 2020

Join the AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council!

The AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council is launching a membership drive to build the ranks of union members who can advocate for the issues facing veterans.

September 17, 2020

Get Out the Vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

The votes that we cast as union members will be crucial in ensuring we have pro-labor candidates elected at the local and state levels, all the way up to the White House.

September 17, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 6

The Bargaining Committee reached Tentative Agreements on proposals related to telephone concession allowances, meal and boot allowances, lay-off allowances and SIPP. Additional meetings to discuss wages and standby are being scheduled.

September 16, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 5

While progress was made by the Bargaining Team, they continue to remain far apart on other key proposals, which includes wages. CCI continues to submit proposals that will negatively impact the contract.

September 10, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 4

In the latest round of negotiations, the CWA Bargaining Committee reports it is still fighting CCI proposals that could have a negative impact on members' work life/home life balance. 

September 4, 2020

Comcast Alle-Kiske Bargaining Report #5

Comcast continues to push givebacks across the bargaining table to weaken our contract. The Union Bargaining Committee countered with proposals to improve shift bid opportunities, training, meal allowances, overtime and many other areas.

September 1, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 3

CCI had few answers again in the latest bargaining session, although the Bargaining Committee reports growing closer to proposed agreements on training, long term disability and supervisors performing bargaining unit work.

August 31, 2020

August 2020 Bargaining Round Up

This month: Extensions were reached with the Community College of Baltimore and Link Comm. Red Cross members took action this summer for safety at work, and CCI negotiations opened. Comcast Alle-Kiske, MWAA and Nokia negotiations continued.

August 28, 2020

We Will Never Forget

CWA District 2-13 honors and remembers two of our own West Virginia State Troopers who lost their lives eight years ago while doing their job.

August 27, 2020

Town Hall Call: Saving Our Jobs

The COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress in March provided funding to keep workers on the payroll, improved access to paid leave, and expanded unemployment benefits.

August 27, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 2

The Bargaining Committee spent the bargaining session picking apart CCI’s concessionary proposals and passing Union proposals, including economics and our wage package.

August 26, 2020

CCI ILEC 2020 Bargaining Report 1

The Union Bargaining Committee opened CCI negotiations via conference call. The Union's proposals are designed to improve the ILEC contract and working conditions with improvements to job security, contract labor and other issues.

August 21, 2020

CWA Statement on the Confirmation of Frontier’s Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization

Today’s confirmation of Frontier’s Plan of Reorganization by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is a significant step forward for Frontier's customers and CWA’s members.

August 20, 2020

Comcast Alle-Kiske Bargaining Report #4

After the latest negotiations, the Bargaining Committee is evaluating company's attacks and preparing responses that meet the members' needs. For information on bargaining and mobilization activities, contact your Unit President or Branch Rep.

August 13, 2020

Harris Makes the Democrats' Pro-Worker Ticket Even Stronger

On Tuesday, Democratic presidential presumptive nominee Joe Biden announced his selection of Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his vice presidential running mate in the 2020 election.

August 13, 2020

CWA Joins Labor and Environmental Groups' Call for Emergency Action to Protect Workers

CWA joined other unions and environmental groups this week to file an emergency rule-making legal petition demanding that the Trump administration take action to provide adequate PPE to essential workers.

August 13, 2020

Unions Tell Congress: We Need Paid Leave for All in Next Relief Bill

Millions of workers are worrying about their health and their jobs and incomes while this virus wreaks havoc on our country.

August 6, 2020

Senators: Extend the Payroll Support Program in the CARES Act to Save Our Jobs

The Payroll Support Program (PSP) is set to expire in October, even though the aviation industry's crisis is far from over.

August 6, 2020

On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, We Must Be Vigilant

Today marks the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson.