Bargaining Update

Frontier

CWA District 4 members reached a tentative agreement yesterday for the Frontier North contract, which covers close to 600 workers over 12 locals in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The new four-year contract includes wage increases, improved pension minimums, job security protections, no changes to 401(k) contributions, a recognition of Juneteenth as a paid holiday, and more.

CWA members at Frontier in Minnesota also have reached a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract. The contract includes wage increases every six months for the life of the contract, improved benefits such as increased boot and meal allowances, added language to ensure workers’ receive full termination pay, new health and safety language to protect members, a recognition of Juneteenth as a paid holiday, and more.

CWA Members at Frontier in California continue to mobilize to bargain for a fair contract. The members are encouraged by the support they are receiving from lawmakers and the community at large.

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Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Workers at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW), members of CWA Local 2336, held an informational picket in front of the hospital on Monday demanding a fair contract that addresses dangerous working conditions including staffing shortages, inadequate resources, and lack of sufficient security. CWA Local 2336 members have been bargaining for a new contract for years. After several extensions, the contract expired on April 15, 2022. However, PIW continues to fail to meet the workers’ demands for a fair contract.


Workers at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW), members of CWA Local 2336, held an informational picket in front of the hospital on Monday demanding a fair contract.