On today, May 4 2021, the Union met with the company to resume negotiations for your first contract. Several proposals were passed along with much dialogue regarding them. The promotion proposal was tentatively agreed to leaving only several outstanding proposals left. The union remains steadfast in getting a fair and just agreement for the technicians and warehouse employees.
Happy New Year Local 6171!
Windstream Final Bargaining Report
Sisters and Brothers,
Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee has reached a new Tentative Agreement with Windstream. We appreciate the patience and support of the committee while we were in further negotiations. We were able to reach a couple of modifications from the first TA. We will have a contract explanation call next Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:30pm (CST) and the tentative Agreement Summary will be posted next week as well as the Election Committee mailing your ballot. The Bargaining Committee recommends this TA for ratification.
Call in number: 877-873-8017
Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee;
Tony Shaffer, CWA Representative
Travis Pirotte, Local 6171 President
Neil DeHerrera,Bargaining Committee Member
Terry Knight, Bargaining Committee Member
The Union and company continue to negotiate trying to get to another Tentative Agreement. While the Covid-19 has disrupted normal operations, your committee continues to pass proposals and have dialogue. The Union sent a couple proposals yesterday and waiting for the company to respond. When there is significant movement or an agreement reached we will announce it.
Stay safe and protect yourselves and your families.
Your CWA Bargaining Committee