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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!

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 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 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

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!

March 10, 2017 — News

Windstream National Pension Plan Tentative Agreement (TA)

A two year tentative agreement has been reached between CWA, IBEW and Windstream Communications on the Windstream National Pension Plan.

March 6, 2017 — News

Customer Service Newsletter Issue # 1

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the CWA Customer Service Newsletter!

November 9, 2015 — News

Windstream PA Bargaining: All Four Contracts Ratified

All four Pennsylvania Windstream contracts were ratified by the membership.

September 30, 2015 — News

Windstream PA Bargaining: Tentative Agreement Reached

Bargaining update from Windstream - CWA/Local 13000 negotiations: Tentative Agreement reached on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

August 21, 2015 — News

Windstream brings broadband wireless service to Philadelphia

Windstream is taking its fixed wireless solution to Philadelphia, adding another market where it will provide complementary network access to its wireline network to business customers.

June 11, 2015 — News

Fast Track S.O.S.

It's now or never. It's Sink Or Swim time to defeat Fast Track on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Call your Representative NOW: 888-966-9836

June 9, 2015 — News

Communications Workers of America Elect New National and District Leaders

Results have been posted for national and district CWA officer elections. There will be a runoff election for District 3 Vice President.

May 4, 2015 — News

TPP Rally in Harrisburg, PA

Opponents to Fast Track and TPP trade deal are welcome to attend a rally in Harrisburg, PA on Thursday, May 7th to let Senator Toomey know he can still redeem himself.

April 27, 2015 — News

CWA's STOP THE TPP Local Resources Page

STOP THE TPP provides flyers, fact sheets, and other materials from CWA to help Locals to get the word out to your members.

March 26, 2015 — News

Workers? Memorial Day

The theme this year when CWA activists and other unions observe Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 will be "Speak Out for Safe Jobs. Protect Workers Now" as workers step up the fight for safe workplaces and remember fellow workers killed, injured and made sick on the job.

August 22, 2014 — News

2014 CWA District 2-13 Leadership Conference

Register now for the District 2-13 Leadership Conference is scheduled from October 13 through October 15, 2014 in Williamsburg, VA.

May 29, 2014 — News

Cohen: ?We Need A Common Narrative?

New populism necessitates movement building, CWA President Larry Cohen said. "New populism can't just be the sum of the parts. We have to really struggle beyond our parts," he said, speaking at a Campaign for America's Future event focused on strategies for educating, energizing and mobilizing around an agenda for economic change.

May 20, 2014 — News

Media Alert: Must See TV 8:00 PM, Today, 05/20/14 -> CWA Int'l District 2-13 VP Mooney

Scheduled to air at 8:00 PM on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCNTV) today, Tuesday, 05/20/14, (and after you've been to the polls and voted), watch Int'l CWA Int'l District 2-13 VP Mooney's interview with Producer Larry Kaspar.

February 20, 2014 — News

?We Have Each Other?s Back? was Message from CWA Customer Service Conference

CWA customer service members met with colleagues from around the globe at this year's CWA customer service professionals' conference. In panels and one-on-one conversations, workers talked about improving wages, working conditions, respect on the job and professionalism.

February 12, 2014 — News

Have You "Liked" the District 2-13 Facebook Page Yet?

"Like" CWA District 2-13 on Facebook and "Follow" us on Twitter.

January 24, 2014 — News

URGENT ACTION PA: Defeat Right-to-Work for LESS Legislation

Join the PA AFL-CIO on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM for a Press Conference about impending Right-to-Work for LESS legislation in Pennsylvania.

Voting NO on PA House Bill 1507 and Senate Bill 1034 is a priority in Pennsylvania.

January 23, 2014 — News

Apply Now for a Union Plus Scholarship

The deadline to apply for a Union Plus scholarship is quickly approaching. There are nine days left for CWA members, retirees or family members to submit an application for a Union Plus scholarship. The scholarship awards range from $500 to $4,000.

December 12, 2013 — News

Top Issues All Consumers Should Know

Richard Cordray, the first-ever director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency that's on the side of consumers when it comes to predatory lending and other bad practices by the big banks and other financial institutions, will join CWA President Larry Cohen on CWA's next Town Hall Call, Thursday, Dec. 19.