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Frontier, CWA ratify new labor agreement for West Virginia employees

Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union have ratified the labor agreement the two parties reached on Aug. 3 representing local employees in West Virginia.

FairPoint, northern New England unions come to impasse over contract proposals

FairPoint and workers represented by its northern New England labor unions International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have failed to come to an agreement after the previously collective bargaining agreements expired three weeks ago.

Frontier, IBEW hammer out new labor contract in Western states

Frontier has taken another step forward with its union negotiations, announcing that it has reached a collective bargaining agreement through binding interest arbitration in its California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington markets represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, AFL-CIO (IBEW) Local Unions 89 and 543.

Cincinnati Bell, CWA reach terms on tentative labor agreement

Cincinnati Bell and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have put together a tentative agreement on a new 27-month labor contract representing 850 wireline workers in the union's District 4 region.

FairPoint, labor unions deadlocked in contract negotiations

FairPoint Communications failed to come to terms on a new labor agreement for about 1,700 workers represented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

Frontier, CWA Nebraska hammer out new labor agreement

Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Nebraska Local 1471 have ratified a new labor agreement for customer service-focused employees who work in Kearney and Columbus, Neb.

CenturyLink, CWA carve out 5-year tentative agreement

CenturyLink and the Communications Workers of America District 7 have reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering about 11,000 legacy Qwest employees.

AT&T East, CWA reach tentative agreement covering wireline workers in Connecticut

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America District 1 have established a tentative four-year union agreement covering about 3,000 wireline employees in Connecticut.

AT&T, IBEW ratify 4-year wireline contract for workers in Illinois, Indiana

AT&T and the IBEW System Council T-3 have ratified a four-year contract covering almost 6,500 wireline employees in Illinois, northwestern Indiana and other local union branches throughout the United States.

The battle for union contracts: AT&T, Hawaiian Telcom, others hash out wireline benefits

As the major telcos migrate toward IP-based services and their legacy wireline voice service revenues decline, it has cut into revenues that would be used to pay for union health and retirement benefits--leading to sometimes-acrimonious negotiations between the two sides. Where do carriers and wireline unions stand in the latest contract negotiations? (Image source: CWA)