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October 19, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #37

The Bargaining Team met with the Company again today. The Company, once again, passed the Effects Agreement with one improvement....

October 18, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #36

Today the Company and your Bargaining Team met. The Company passed, once again, a proposal on Post-Retirement Medical, Dental and Group Life extending it to the end of calendar year 2021.

October 11, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #35

The Company responded to a great deal of our data requests around subcontracting.

October 9, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #34

Today the Company and your Bargaining Team met. There were no proposals passed.

September 28, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #33

Have patience and continue your mobilization efforts.

September 27, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #32

The Company and your Bargaining Team resumed bargaining today. The Company stated that they are continuing to review our packaged concept proposal that we believe will go a long way in addressing the Company’s cost and flexibility concerns.

September 26, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #31

The Bargaining Team and the Company did not meet today. The Company and the Union mutually agreed to meet tomorrow, September 27th.

September 24, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #30

The Bargaining Team and the Company met today. In yet another bizarre turn of events the Company, who for months has been saying they need to go to the 3P model due to cost and flexibility, REJECTED several of the Union’s cost saving proposals!

September 21, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #29

The Company and your Bargaining Team met today. What started out as a positive, soon turned into a downward spiral.

September 20, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #28

We started our day by meeting with John Hickey, Vice President of Human Resources, regarding the continuation of retiree healthcare.

September 13, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #27

The Company and your Bargaining Team met today. The Company passed 10 proposals. While this may seem like progress most of the proposals were to continue existing language until June 30, 2019 subject to an “Effects Agreement” that is satisfactory to the Company.

September 11, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #26

The Company and your Bargaining Team met today.

September 6, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #25

Your Bargaining Team and the Company met today. There were no proposals passed but we did have conversations about our proposal on Article 26 and what our interpretation was.

September 5, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #24

The Company and your Bargaining Team resumed bargaining today. The Company passed additional data request responses including a Quality Report on Core Installers.

August 31, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #86

The Bargaining Team met with the Company yesterday in a marathon session that lasted until well after midnight.

August 28, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT # 84

Your Bargaining Team did not meet with the Company today.

August 28, 2018 — News

NOKIA RETIREE HEALTHCARE ANNUAL OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

During the Joint Retiree Healthcare Committee (JRHC) annual negotiations for upcoming Plan Year 2019 it became apparent, once again, that the Traditional Indemnity (TI) Plan option costs plan participants in excess of the costs of the United Healthcare Medicare Advantage PPO (MAPPO) for retirees who are over the age of 65.

August 27, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #83

After being away from the table for almost 8 weeks, the Company finally relented and called us back to the Bargaining table.

August 25, 2018 — News

AT&T LEGACY T MOBILIZATION REPORT #10

Politicians, customers and the public are behind our fight for job security.

August 20, 2018 — News

AT&T BARGAINING REPORT #82

AT&T has contacted us and requested we reconvene bargaining.

August 10, 2018 — Press Release

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

The agreement, which extends the contracts through August 5, 2023, will deliver an 11.2% wage increase over the additional four years and covers over 34,000 Verizon workers, including call center workers, and central office and field technicians.

August 1, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #23

The Company passed additional data request responses, including clarification on the health care modeling.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

As AT&T Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Ohio State Senate and House Call On AT&T to Settle Fair Contract

Despite promises that tax windfalls would be used to create jobs, AT&T has announced layoffs and continues to outsource and offshore American jobs.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

Skilled Telecom Workers Warn FCC about Dangerous Consequences of One-Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A local One-Touch, Make Ready ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky has been disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.