Today the Company rejected the Union’s Concept Proposal #2, stating they have “decided to maintain its plan to integrate and harmonize the legacy Alcatel-Lucent Field Force hybrid delivery model into the Nokia model and use a third-party supplier.”
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!
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.