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Brightspeed PA 2023 Bargaining: Report 2

On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the CWA Local 13000 Bargaining Committee reported:

After meeting with the company numerous times since Monday morning, this afternoon we were able to come to a tentative agreement. Highlights of the agreement include:

  • A 5 year term
  • Annual wage increases which compound to 14.8%
  • Improved Boot Allowance
  • Improved Bereavement Leave
  • Improved Layoff Allowance
  • Improved PTO Scheduling Language
  • Improved Tour Differentials
  • Improved Standby Pay
  • 3 Additional Holidays
  • And more…

A comprehensive list of all changes to the contract will be available soon for you to review. We will hold a contract explanation meeting, answer all questions, AND have the ratification vote on:

Thursday November 2, 2023
at 5:30 PM
Butler Moose Lodge # 64
225 W. Jefferson Street
Butler, PA 16001

The committee recommends ratification of this agreement.

In Unity,
Your Bargaining Committee
Jon Remington
Gregg Bialek
Joe Kopac
Todd Dunlap