This is to inform the members/bargaining unit that the Company and Union have agreed to extend the contract indefinitely with either party having the option to give fourteen (14) days’ notice to terminate the extension.
This is to inform the members/bargaining unit that the Company has been notified that the contract “did not” ratify.

May 17, 2022


All CWA members at AT&T Southwest are invited to join District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings, Jr., Assistant to the Vice President Sylvia J. Ramos, and members of the Bargaining Committee for an explanation of the contract extension agreement reached with AT&T Southwest.
Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents: Please see the attached documents that we will be reviewing on our AT&T SW Local Presidents Contract Extension Explanation Town Hall call today at the new time of 4 p.m. As a reminder, the new participant dial-in number is: (855) 756-7520 Ext. 63466#.
Dear AT&T SW Local Presidents: Please see the attached important notice from Vice President Cummings regarding the CWA/AT&T Southwest Extension Agreement.
On December 18, 2019, the Consolidated Communications bargaining team walked away from our contract negotiations. The Company wanted the Union’s bargaining team to withdraw a Union proposal and accept a Company proposal without even trying to negotiate a fair resolution.
The Communications Workers of America and Mark Twain Rural Telephone reached a tentative agreement and the highlights are outlined below.
The Election Committee counted the ballots today and the contract has ratified. The company will be working on getting the raises and backpay to payroll. The Bargaining Committee thanks those of you that returned your ballots.
Your CWA 6171 Bargaining Committee has reached a new Tentative Agreement with Windstream. We appreciate the patience and support of the committee while we were in further negotiations. We were able to reach a couple of modifications from the first TA.  We will have a contract explanation call next Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. (CDT) and the tentative Agreement Summary will be posted next week as well as the Election Committee mailing your ballot.
Healthcare workers are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE).