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November 14, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #42

The Bargaining Team met with the Company today. In yet another twist to the ongoing saga of bargaining the Company Chair has now accused the CWA of bad faith bargaining in what they are saying is an apparent effort to thwart the bargaining process!

November 8, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #41

The Company and Union did not meet this week. Due to the amount of data still outstanding and the additional data requests that were passed the Company requested we meet on Wednesday, November 14th.

November 8, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Nokia, and Windstream.

October 26, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #40

The Company and the Union met today. We are still very far apart on a number of critical issues.

October 25, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #39

The Bargaining Team met with the Company again today. Phil Stewart, Senior Director of HR and Benefits, met with us.

October 25, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Dex Media, Inc., Nokia, Law360, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, and Envoy Air.

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 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 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 13, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, NBCUniversal, and Nokia.

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 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 1, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #23

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

July 31, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #22

The Company and your Bargaining Team did not meet today. Both Parties were working independently.

July 30, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #21

The Company passed additional data request responses regarding additional contractor training.

July 27, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #20

The Company passed additional data requests responses regarding 5G training, contractor training costs and Installation and 3P service outage protocols.