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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.

July 26, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #19

Your bargaining committee passed several proposals in order to address all of the Company’s concerns, in an effort to preserve the Bargaining Unit and our jobs.

July 24, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #18

Formal bargaining between the Company and your Bargaining Team resumed today.

July 13, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #17

The Union passed a proposal to continue the “Added Benefits Program” for the life of CWA-26 Contract.

July 12, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #16

The Company responded to several of the Union’s request for information regarding liability insurance for Installers who use their personal vehicles for company business as well as information regarding payroll processing.

July 12, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

July 9, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #15

The Company and your Bargaining Team resumed bargaining today. The Company responded to the Union’s request for the results of the quality video audits the company has been trialing in the US.

July 6, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #14

The Company and your Bargaining Team met again today. The Company’s Senior Director of Benefits met with us to discuss the active healthcare plan and several cost models requested by the Union.

July 5, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #13

The Company announced that Tom Agelopoulos, the leader of Field Forces in North America, has accepted a position with the Fixed Networks.

June 29, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #12

Due to the many outstanding data requests and the ultimate goal of reaching a fair and equitable agreement, the Company and Union agreed to extend the current collective bargaining agreement for another month.

June 28, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #11

Remember Mobilization is critical!

June 27, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #10

The Company and the Union met again today. The Company presented some of the data on Benefit, Medical Plan and Tuition Plan.

June 26, 2018 — News

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #9

The Union spent the day reviewing Company provided data.