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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.

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

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 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 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.

August 31, 2018 — News

What it Means to Be Strong

There's no way to sugarcoat it. It has been a tough year for working people in our country. But we are not facing these challenges alone. Each of you has made a commitment to join together, in our union, to fight for respect on the job and for a better tomorrow. And that's what makes us strong.

August 30, 2018 — News

American Red Cross 2018: Tentative Agreement

The Union Coalition representing 4,500 workers at the American Red Cross reached a national tentative agreement late in the evening on August 30th, 2018. The Coalition successfully blocked proposed takeaways and made some important national gains.

August 10, 2018 — News

Press Release: Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.

August 8, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: August 2018 Report

CWA and PIW met Monday, August 6th and Tuesday, August 7th. The Company and Union are nearing a conclusion to negotiating non-economic language. Now more than ever we need members to unite and stand up for yourself, your co-worker and your patients.

August 6, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Kick Off Multi-State Jobs Tour Highlighting Broken Promises On American Jobs

AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) kicked off a multi-state "Broken Promises Tour," calling attention to the impact of ongoing job losses and offshoring in communities across the Midwest.