Consolidated Communications

Thryv members ratified their TA in December. Contracts have been extended with AT&T Mobility, AVAYA, CCI, Frontier PA, and PIW. An MOA with LifePath provides increased starting wages, and Comcast negotiations continue.
CWA Bargaining Committee reaches one-year extension agreement with CCI for the CLEC contract.
Nokia and CCI (ILEC) reached Tentative Agreements this month! American Air negotiations have been postponed, and talks with LifePath continue while economic issues are on hold. Comcast Alle-Kiske and Corliss bargaining tables are still active.
The Bargaining Committee is happy to announce a tentative agreement with CCI for the ILEC bargaining unit. Plan to attend a meeting to review the contract changes and the ratification vote on Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 PM.
The Bargaining Committee reached Tentative Agreements on proposals related to telephone concession allowances, meal and boot allowances, lay-off allowances and SIPP. Additional meetings to discuss wages and standby are being scheduled.
While progress was made by the Bargaining Team, they continue to remain far apart on other key proposals, which includes wages. CCI continues to submit proposals that will negatively impact the contract.
In the latest round of negotiations, the CWA Bargaining Committee reports it is still fighting CCI proposals that could have a negative impact on members' work life/home life balance. 
CCI had few answers again in the latest bargaining session, although the Bargaining Committee reports growing closer to proposed agreements on training, long term disability and supervisors performing bargaining unit work.
This month: Extensions were reached with the Community College of Baltimore and Link Comm. Red Cross members took action this summer for safety at work, and CCI negotiations opened. Comcast Alle-Kiske, MWAA and Nokia negotiations continued.
The Bargaining Committee spent the bargaining session picking apart CCI’s concessionary proposals and passing Union proposals, including economics and our wage package.