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Verizon's CWA, IBEW wireline workers may strike on Wednesday

Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have threatened to go on strike Wednesday if the two sides can't come to an agreement.

AT&T, CWA to continue negotiating after West, East wireline contracts expire

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America could not reach an agreement by the Saturday midnight expiration of their West Region wireline contract, but the two sides said they will continue to negotiate a new contract.

AT&T, CWA begin contract negotiations covering 16K wireline employees in East, West regions

AT&Tand the Communications Workers of America recently began negotiating new contracts covering over 16,000 employees in three of the telco's states.

Verizon gets call from Bernie Sanders to reach agreement with CWA union

Verizon is facing yet another call to come to an agreement with the Communications Workers of America from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Verizon's CWA union members to release results of strike vote at upcoming rally

Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America union said they will reveal the results of the strike authorization votes taken over the last two weeks during a rally to be held on Saturday.

Comcast dismisses new 'special interest group,' touts supporters

Responding to the announcement Wednesday of a new coalition made up of consumer activist groups, labor unions, rival pay-TV operators and other entities that don't support its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast downplayed the formation of "Stop Mega Comcast."

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 workers in West Virginia rally for new contract

Frontier Communications employees in West Virginia are stepping up efforts for their voices to be heard as the carrier negotiates with the Communications Workers of America on a new contract that would affect about 1,600 Frontier workers in the state.

AT&T, CWA West ratify new wireline union agreement

AT&T's Western division has ratified a four-year agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 9 covering more than 17,000 wireline employees in California and Nevada.

AT&T, Verizon, others progress with CWA, IBEW union negotiations

It has been a busy year for the major U.S. telcos--AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink--and their wireline union workers. Two of the main unions, including the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), that represent wireline employees are either in the midst of negotiating new contracts or have finalized deals.