News & Events

April 4, 2018 — Press Release

America's Largest Unions Demand Employers Disclose Corporate Tax Windfall Amid Bargaining Talks Nationwide

Failure to Release Tax Windfall Details Could Violate National Labor Relations Act, Unions Charge.

April 3, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Final Bargaining Summary

Read the summary of the Frontier WV and Ashburn, VA Tentative Agreement.

March 26, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Final Bargaining Report

The Strike is over! The main objective of Job Security for every member in the bargaining unit has been achieved! We have a fair contract for everyone.

March 25, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Members Win New Contract with Frontier Communications To Protect Jobs in West Virginia and Ashburn, Virginia

After three weeks on strike, 1,400 members of the Communications Workers of America will return to work at Frontier Communications in West Virginia and Ashburn, VA by Wednesday.

March 24, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 8

The Frontier Rally was a huge success with hundreds of members, Allies, and elected leaders in attendance. The crowd was energized and steadfast in getting a good contract.

March 23, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 7

Statewide the flying squadrons continue to keep the SCABS at bay! Plan to attend the Rally tomorrow from 1PM – 4PM in front of Frontier’s WV HQ in Charleston, WV.

March 21, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 6

Reports coming in have the SCABS doing very little work - the flying squadrons are working. Keep participating & plan to attend the Rally on Sat., 3/24 at Frontier’s WV HQ.

March 20, 2018 — News

Frontier Town Hall Call

Don't miss this Thursday's Frontier Town Hall Call. Sign up now!

March 20, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 5

The efforts of every striker is making Frontier feel the pressure. Register for the CWA Call scheduled Thurs. 3/22 at 8PM & attend the Rally on Sat., 3/24 at Frontier’s WV HQ.

March 19, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 4

The Company provided a clarification to its 3/16 settlement package. A Rally is scheduled for Sat. 3/24 at 1pm in front of Frontier’s WV headquarters at 1500 MacCorkle Ave. Charleston, WV.

March 16, 2018 — Press Release

Statement from CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney on Frontier's Injunction Request

"The court has given the parties until Monday evening to come to an agreement on the parameters of that activity during this strike, and we will work to ensure that our members’ rights are protected."

March 16, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 3

Since Day 1 of the strike, the CWA Bargaining Committee has been available to meet 24/7. On Day 7, a Frontier Rep reached out and expressed an interest in trying to identify outstanding issues in the hopes of moving towards an agreement and settlement of the strike. Upon meeting with the Company, they presented a settlement package that not only didn’t resolve any outstanding issues, but added three additional issues to the table.

March 13, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 2

Since the strike was called on March 4, 2018, there have been no meetings between the CWA Bargaining Committee and the Frontier Bargaining Committee. District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney has spoken with Frontier representatives. The message Ed delivered was simple. To reach an agreement and settle this strike, everyone in the bargaining unit must be covered by employment security and the expanded use of contractors must stop.

March 9, 2018 — News

Piedmont Tentative Agreement Vote Results

Passenger service agents have voted against ratification of the tentative contract agreement between the Communications Workers of America and Piedmont Airlines.

March 8, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 20

Hello Brothers and Sisters of PIW - for Thursday March 8, 2018, CWA and PIW met to continue bargaining.

March 6, 2018 — Press Release

As Frontier Strike Continues, CWA Urges Customers to Use Caution

Frontier Communications has begun hiring out-of-state workers in an attempt to maintain operations in West Virginia as a strike by 1,400 workers continues. CWA is urging customers to use caution if they encounter someone repairing telephone lines or equipment or responding to a service call. Earlier today, WV State Police detained an armed temporary Frontier worker who threatened a striker in Flatwoods, WV.

March 6, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA Strike Report 1

Since the strike was called there have been no meetings with Frontier.  The strike is holding strong.  Keep up the good work!

March 4, 2018 — Press Release

Frontier Communications Workers in West Virginia and Virginia on Strike to Save Good Jobs and Protect Service Quality

After ten months of negotiations, members of the Communications Workers of America have not been able to reach agreement on a fair contract with Frontier Communications. As a result, 1,400 Frontier Communications workers in West Virginia and in Ashburn, VA went on strike at 12:01 am on Sunday, March 4.

March 4, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA 2017 Bargaining: Report 32

CWA members are on strike at Frontier Communications in West Virginia and Virginia!

March 2, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA 2017 Bargaining: Report 30

The CWA and Frontier Bargaining Committee met Friday, March 2, 2018.  The Union stressed to the Company that employment security for our members is critical to reaching an agreement.  The Union went over every proposal that needs to be addressed by the Company.  The Union also demanded that the entire contractor data request be provided. 

March 1, 2018 — News

The Truth About Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 is a Supreme Court case that aims to take away the freedom of working people to join together in strong unions to speak up for themselves, their families, and their communities.

March 1, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Frontier Communications and Avaya.

March 1, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA 2017 Bargaining: Report 29

The CWA and Frontier Bargaining Committees met on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  The Union Bargaining Committee continues to work day and night in hopes of reaching an agreement by the expiration.

February 28, 2018 — News

Frontier WV/VA 2017 Bargaining: Report 28

The Union Bargaining Committee and Company Bargaining Committee met Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  The Company presented a package offer which, among other issues, includes for the first time since bargaining began their healthcare plan.