News

November 27, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 22

Negotiations with PIW continued on Tuesday, November 27. The Bargaining Committee continued working on remaining contract language proposals so they can move the topic of negotiations from contract language to economic proposals.

November 26, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 21

Negotiations continue on Monday and Tuesday. CWA is communicating across the table the lack of respect for the grievance process and in some cases other contract language - as well as towards our members. Everyone needs to stand united!

November 21, 2018 — News

CWA District 2-13 Political Action Training

CWA District 2-13 Political Activists gathered in Hershey, PA on Monday for training.

November 21, 2018 — News

2018 CWA District 2-13 Meeting in WV

The 2018 CWA District 2-13 Meeting was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. CWA leaders, Local Officers, and allies gathered to mobilize and strengthen CWA and the labor movement.

November 8, 2018 — News

Piedmont Contract Update

The Piedmont collective bargaining agreement was signed on November 5th and raises went into effect on the date. Raises and lump sum bonuses will be reflected in November 23 paychecks.

November 7, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #7

Bargaining resumed between CWA and Windstream this week. After days of fighting to hold off many of the givebacks and getting members' issues addressed, the Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement on all four contracts!

November 2, 2018 — News

TA Ratification Results Are In

The CWA Piedmont Bargaining Committee received the election results from BallotPoint, the independent company that oversaw the voting process. The Tentative Agreement between CWA and Piedmont has been ratified.

November 2, 2018 — News

CWA Political Action Update in PA

With one weekend left before the midterm election, PA Locals are gearing up and planning events to Get Out the Vote on Tuesday!

October 31, 2018 — News

CWA Local 13500 Political Action Update

CWA Local 13500 members gear up for Halloween and the November election!

October 29, 2018 — News

PA Political Action Update

With a little over a week left before the midterm election, CWAers throughout Pennsylvania participated in legislative/political activities to encourage voters to elect candidates who fight for strong, union jobs.

October 25, 2018 — News

Midterm Election 2018: Local 13301

Members of the Local 13301 Legislative-Political Committee met on Wednesday, October 24 to prepare for the 2018 midterm election.

October 22, 2018 — News

Dex YP Bargaining Report #5

CWA's joint District 1 and District 2-13 Bargaining Committee reached a Tentative Agreement with Dex Media. The new 2-year agreement raises the base wage of BA’s for the first time in several years and retains several key benefits.

October 19, 2018 — News

Unity@Mobility Trainers Meeting

CWA District 2-13 Training Team members met in MD to share their experiences with Phase III of the Unity@Mobility project. The success of this program is, in large part, credited with CWA’s success at the Orange contract bargaining table last year.

October 19, 2018 — News

Piedmont: Voting Instructions Are In the Mail

On Monday, October 15, BallotPoint—the independent company that oversees the voting—mailed voting instructions to Piedmont members in good standing. Time to vote!

October 12, 2018 — News

Pennsylvania 2018 Midterm Elections Labor Walks and Phone Banks

Come knock on doors and call voters to elect union strong candidates endorsed by CWA! You will have training and a buddy so you are prepared and ready to talk to voters on the issues that matter to you.

October 12, 2018 — News

Dex YP Bargaining Report #4

Dex YP members are working without a contract after Dex refused an extension request. There should be no changes in any terms and conditions of employment. If anyone is placed on any discipline, call your local IMMEDIATELY!!

October 11, 2018 — News

Election 2018: Labor-to-Labor Canvassing in VA

CWA Local 2204 sponsored the Western Virginia Labor Federation precinct walks on Saturday, October 6th. Participants knocked on union members' doors to talk about the candidates who are best for working people in Virginia.

October 11, 2018 — News

Dex YP Bargaining Report #3

CWA Districts 1 & 2-13 Bargaining Team met with Dex YP on Thursday, Oct. 11 and will continue to meet with the Company as the expiration date approaches on Oct. 12.

October 10, 2018 — News

Election 2018: Pennsylvania "Text Bank"

CWA members in Philadelphia participated in a "text bank" to elect union-strong candidates across Pennsylvania this November.

October 4, 2018 — News

CWA Is Charging Ahead With Local Union Mail and at the Work Sites

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO reports CWA members from District 2-13 are hitting the worksites and the doors for the Labor 2018 campaign.

October 3, 2018 — News

Dex YP Bargaining Report #2

Dex YP persist with their retrogressive demands and proposals as bargaining continues. CWA is fighting back and letting management know that they cannot walk over the membership!

October 1, 2018 — News

Dex YP Bargaining Report #1

The joint CWA District 1 and 2-13 Bargaining Team opened negotiations for a new contract on Monday, October 1, 2018. The current agreement expires Friday October 12, 2018.

September 28, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #6

The CWA Bargaining Team and Windstream reached an agreement to extend the current contract until Friday, November 9, 2018. During the extension, all members' rights under the existing contract remain in full effect.

September 27, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #6

The CWA Local 13500 Duquesne Club Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that the newly negotiated contract at the Duquesne Club has been ratified by the membership.