News

March 8, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 24

CWA and PIW met to bargain on March 6th and March 7th, 2019. Improvements were made concerning the patient care grievance process. Safety continues to be one of the members' top concerns being addressed during these rounds of negotiations.

February 21, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: February 2019 Report

CWA and PIW met to discuss - among other issues - speeding up the process of negotiations so that the members can look forward to a new and improved contract. Stay strong brothers and sisters and watch for mobilization activities.

January 23, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: Membership Meeting

Bargaining unit members should plan to attend the upcoming CWA/PIW Membership Meeting on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Tenley-Friendship Library.

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 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.

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

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

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 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 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

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.