Windstream is the latest ILEC to carve out a tentative agreement with its union employees, this time with 250 members represented by the Communications Workers of America in Kentucky.
Verizon has proposed a new three-year contract with 38,000 union wireline employees represented by the Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers it says will offer wage increases during the period.
Verizon has begun negotiations on a new contract for union workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) amidst claims the telco is not meeting its FiOS and copper network repair obligations.
FairPoint Communications announced that it's going to lay off nearly 260 workers across its 17-state footprint, with most of the employees affected by this change residing in its northern New England territory.
FairPoint Communications has made yet another step forward with its labor unions, announcing that after three days of voting, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have ratified tentative agreements with the telco.
FairPoint Communications has reached a tentative agreement with its union workers represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) unions, ending a four-month strike.
FairPoint Communications won a small victory in its ongoing fight with its union workers in northern New England as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has rejected the unions' accusations that the service provider is bargaining in "bad faith."
FairPoint Communications' pending $13 million contract with New Hampshire has gone into limbo as the state has decided to delay action amidst a spike in service outages that have emerged during a labor strike by its northern New England employees.
FairPoint Communications union workers' move to hold rallies in both Boston and Montpelier, Vt., shows that they are not willing to back down in their ongoing strike over disagreement about various concessions related to company benefits.
Union activists took to the streets of New York City to make the case for striking northern New England FairPoint workers. The demonstrators made their case outside a New York conference attended by executives from Wall Street hedge fund Angelo, Gordon, the telco's biggest stakeholder.