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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

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 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 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.

September 26, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #5

The Union and Windstream met in a series of off table talks as the Team continues to work towards a new contract. There are still many MAJOR hurdles to be cleared including health care and wages.

September 26, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #5

A tentative agreement has been reached! Please attend the explanation meeting and ratification vote scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.

September 24, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #4

The CWA Bargaining Team met with Windstream on Monday, September 24 to continue working towards a new contract.

September 23, 2018 — News

Piedmont TA Explainer Sessions

NEW SESSIONS ADDED as of Sunday, September 23! Members of the CWA Bargaining Team will be on hand to explain details of the Tentative Agreement and answer questions at various stations during the coming weeks. Check out the dates and times.

September 21, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #4

Negotiations with the Duquesne Club resumed revolved around an in-depth Medical Plan discussion with Highmark as a potential replacement for our current carrier “Cigna”.

September 20, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #2

The Union Bargaining Team met with Windstream to ask questions and have meaningful discussions about the issues that are important to the Bargaining Unit. Unfortunately, the Company had very little to offer.

September 20, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #3

At Thursday's negotiations, the Bargaining Team continued to press the Club to address the issues that our CWA Membership has deemed to be necessary for a fair and comprehensive agreement.

September 19, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #2

Negotiations resumed on Wednesday. The Bargaining Team passed several proposals held discussions on issues including the Pension Plan and payment for Mandatory Meetings, and will be jointly addressing Health Care - the most difficult issue to tackle.

September 19, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #1

The fight for a fair contract at Windstream is just beginning in PA. Get involved in mobilization activities and let the Company know that you deserve a fair contract!

September 19, 2018 — News

Meet the Piedmont Bargaining Team in Philly to Talk about the TA

Members of the CWA Piedmont Bargaining Team will be on hand to explain details of the TA and answer questions at various stations during the week of September 24-28. The first meeting is scheduled at PHL on Monday, September 24, 10 a.m.—2 p.m. EDT.

September 18, 2018 — News

Duquesne Club Bargaining Report #1

Negotiations opened between CWA Local 13500 and the Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh, PA.

September 12, 2018 — News

CWA Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Agreement with Piedmont

Early this morning, on September 12, 2018, our CWA Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with Piedmont. Details of the agreement will be made available soon.