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Windstream Tentative Agreement Highlights

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 03/02/20

LOCAL 6171 TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH WINDSTREAM COMMUNICATIONS 
1) Article 11-Discipline and personnel records 11.2 – A Union Representative shall be present if the employee so requests.
 2) Article 16-Differentials and Overtime In-charge pay increased from $.80 to $1.25 per hour. 
3) Article 24-Job application procedure Jobs will be posted for ten (10) calendar days, down from fifteen (15) days. 
4) Article 31-Group insurance (No employee share change) 
a. $1850 plan/company share 70% 
b. $2850 plan/company share 75% 
c. $4500 plan/company share 75% 
d. $6500 plan/company share 80% 
5) Memorandum of Agreements 
a. Protective Footwear one time reimbursement of $175 (was $100) 
b. Employee Retirement Plan Choice (Pension option) 
i) 2021 - $12,000 401K contribution 
ii) 2022 - $10,000 401K contribution 
iii) 2023 - $8,000 401K contribution 
iv) 2024 - $6,000 401K contribution 
**No pension will continue to accrue after January 1, 2024** 
c. Field Service Technician Title (FST) New title with a percentage cap     against the CST population in each division. 
1) CST pay protected 
2) Overtime offered to CST’s first 
3) If this MOA is not renewed by both parties in 2024, all FST’s will be placed into the F wage schedule 
6) General Wage Increase: 2020 : 2% 2021 : 2% 2022 : 2% 2023 : 2% 
7) Ratification Bonus: $500 

***NO OTHER CHANGES WERE NEGOTIATED***


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