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Union and CenturyLink Agree to "stop the clock"

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 09/01/18

At the midnight expiration on August 31st the Company and Union agreed to "stop the clock" on the current contract and continue bargaining in attempt to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract.  Updates to come if an agreement is reached.

Dish Network Bargaining Report and Conference Call

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 08/27/18

There will be a Dish Network call tomorrow, August 28, 2018, at 7:30 PM to provide an update on the Dish Bargaining that took place last week. The call will be brief (20-30 mins) just to update where we are on the constructive dischargees and the status of negotiations. Please dial in a few minutes before at:


Access Code: 4020071

If you know any of the dischargees please tell them to send President Pirotte and Tony Shaffer an email with their address and phone number at:

CenturyLink of Arkansas Bargaining Report #1, Aug 6 2018

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 08/07/18

CenturyLink Of Arkansas Bargaining Report #1
August 6, 2018
Bargaining has begun for the CenturyLink contract of local 6171. There was a two week extension, that was agreed to by both the Company and the Union. The committee will meet today to put proposals together to give to the company. We will meet with the company tomorrow August 7.

Funeral Arrangements For Christian Riley Garcia

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 05/23/18

Everyone please share. Arrangements are listed below.
Christian Riley Garcia, age 15, of Crosby and Santa Fe, went home to be with the Lord on Friday May 18, 2018.  He was born January 8, 2003 in Baytown, TX. His hobbies included football, basketball, music, hunting and fishing. He felt his purpose was to enlist when he came of age. We find comfort in knowing that he achieved what he felt was his calling to serve. On Friday morning he showed bravery far beyond his years. He took it upon himself to get everyone out first, making himself last. His friend said he didn’t think twice, he knew what to do. He held his ground and held the door to give others a chance to get out. He was a HERO, he is our HERO. The Lord tells us, Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends - John 15:13. He has gone home so we know he achieved his God given work on Earth. And we know he will hear “Well done, good and faithful servant!”
Preceded in death by his “Pappy” Christopher Price; Great-grandmother, Alice Bradshaw.
Survived by parents Shannan and DJ Claussen and Robert Garcia; Sister, Cadence Claussen; Grandparents, Barbara Price, Darryl and Beverly Claussen, and Cynthia Buckles; Great- grandparents, Jake and Thelma Slot, Henry and Betty Claussen, Robert and Toni Garcia; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The visitation will be at Scott Funeral Home, 1421 Highway 6, Alvin, TX 77511 on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Funeral to be held at Crosby Church located 5725 US 90, Crosby, TX 77532 on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. Burial will follow at Sterling White Cemetery 11011 Crosby Lynchburg Rd, Highlands, TX 77562.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Scott Funeral Home 
1421 E. Highway 6 
Alvin, Texas 77511
Funeral Service
Friday, May 25, 2018
11:30 AM
Crosby Church 
5725 US 90 
Crosby, Texas 77532

Frontier Bargaining Report #5

by CWA LOCAL 6171 on 05/14/18

Please see the Bargaining Tab for the update.
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