News

May 15, 2020

Comcast Corliss Bargaining Report: May 2020

Comcast Corliss (CWA Local 13000 Unit 116) Bargaining Report from May 15, 2020.

April 28, 2020

Altice WV Tentative Agreement Ratified

CWA members at Altice Technical Services in Logan and Beckley, WV voted to ratify their first contract!

April 16, 2020

Frontier Communications Declares Bankruptcy

CWA members and leaders have been preparing for the bankruptcy for several months as the company's finances continued to deteriorate.

April 16, 2020

Tentative Agreement: Altice WV

We congratulate the CWA District 2-13 Bargaining Committee, including Locals 2002 and 2007, on reaching a Tentative Agreement for a first contract with Altice in West Virginia!

March 5, 2020

CWA Addresses Coronavirus Outbreak

CWA leaders are engaging with employers to ensure that they are providing CWA members with comprehensive safety and prevention measures in an environment that encourages open and free communication without fear of reprisal or negative impacts on pay or continued employment.

March 5, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at Delaware Online, the Delaware News Journal and the Idaho Statesman voted to join with CWA.

February 28, 2020

February 2020 Bargaining Round-Up

Tentative Agreements were reached and ratified with Kent County and Atlantic Broadband. Local 13000 mobilized in solidarity for a fair contract at AT&T Mobility Southwest, and Nokia bargaining moves to informal talks.

February 28, 2020

Atlantic Broadband 2020: Final Report

Local 13000 is pleased to report the Atlantic Broadband membership ratified their Tentative Agreement last night. Congratulations to our members and Bargaining Team!

February 19, 2020

Kent County 2019 Bargaining: Final Report

Local 13101 is pleased to report that the Kent County Levy Court approved the Tentative Agreement at its February 18, 2020 Committee Meeting! Congratulations to the hard working members of CWA Local 13101 employed by Kent County, DE.

February 19, 2020

Atlantic Broadband 2020: Bargaining Report 3

The Bargaining Team announced that a TA was reached! Local 13000 has scheduled the explanation/vote for 2/27/2020. Great work!

February 18, 2020

Atlantic Broadband 2020: Bargaining Report 2

The Bargaining Team continues to work toward securing gains in this contract. Show your support by wearing red!

February 14, 2020

CWA Union Hall Call on Frontier Bankruptcy

CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA District 9 Vice President Frank Arce, and CWA General Counsel Pat Shea discussed the possible bankruptcy situation at Frontier Communications.

February 11, 2020

Atlantic Broadband 2020: Bargaining Report 1

The Local 13000 Bargaining Team reported productive talks over the first days of negotiations as the Bargaining Team presented the members' demands for improvement and protections to Atlantic Broadband.

February 7, 2020

U.S. House Passes Pro-Worker Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

This historic legislation will make it easier for workers to join a union.

February 7, 2020

FAQ on Possible Frontier Bankruptcy

CWA compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the possible bankruptcy.

February 6, 2020

Join the Frontier Communications Town Hall Call

Recent press reports indicate that Frontier management is considering a bankruptcy filing by mid-March.

January 31, 2020

January 2020 Bargaining Round-Up

At the T&T Conference, 200 delegates and CWA leaders showed solidarity with Nokia workers fighting to secure a fair contract. Local 13000 is gearing up for mobilization at Comcast Corliss, and Local 13101 reached a TA in Kent County!

January 30, 2020

Get Ready to Flood Congress with Phone Calls about the PRO Act on February 4!

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the historic bill next week.

January 30, 2020

AT&T Continues to Break Its Promises to Workers and Customers

AT&T has cut over 37,000 jobs since the Tax Cut and Jobs Act went into effect two years ago.

January 27, 2020

Kent County 2019 Bargaining Update: TA Reached

On Friday evening, the CWA Local 13101 Bargaining Committee reached a Tentative Agreement with Kent County. The Agreement includes a 3-year CBA, as well as enhancements to attendance awards, work attire, overtime calculation, and Callout Pay.

January 24, 2020

Comcast Corliss 2019 Bargaining: Report 20

Some progress has been made at the bargaining table, but CWA Local 13000 Bargaining Team reports there are still many issues to discuss. Local 13000 Reps will be reaching out over the next week to share upcoming mobilization activities.

January 9, 2020

Pittsburgh NewsGuild-CWA Local Wins Arbitration on Health Care Premiums

An arbitrator ruled that the company's failure to maintain the benefits violated the parties' collective bargaining agreement.

January 9, 2020

CWA Political Bootcamp

More than a dozen CWA customer service activists from Locals 2201, 2204, and 2205 in Virginia took part in a political action bootcamp this week.

January 8, 2020

Kent County 2019 Bargaining Update #3

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and co-workers of Kent County’s Attorney and Chief Negotiator, William (Bill) W. Pepper Sr. who passed away unexpectedly. Bargaining is suspended temporarily.