May 14, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA members at CenturyLink in the central Florida area reached a tentative agreement with the company covering 256 workers.

April 23, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Altice in West Virginia and CenturyLink.

April 9, 2020

CenturyLink New Installation/Repair Process

This process goes in effect today, April 9, 2020.
Locals and Technicians should review this document immediately. This new process will help protect our members from exposure to COVID-19.

March 4, 2020

Public Regulation Commission Rejects CenturyLink’s Attempt to Shirk Responsibility to Provide Service to New Mexicans

For the second time in the past four months, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) has rejected CenturyLink’s attempts to avoid its responsibility to provide quality residential telecommunications service to all New Mexicans.

December 5, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The CWA bargaining committee representing CenturyLink workers in Texas reached a three year tentative agreement with the company.

November 21, 2019

New Mexico Adopts Strong Service Quality and Consumer Protections for CenturyLink

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission adopted strong service quality and consumer protection rules for CenturyLink. CWA members attended the hearing on the rules and CWA provided bad plant photos, playing a major role in the decision.

October 10, 2019

Arizona CWAers Building Worker Power!

Last week, CWA members and retirees participated in several events and actions.

September 19, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

CWA members at CenturyLink in District 7 ratified a new agreement with the company this week.

July 3, 2019

CWAers Push for New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to Take Action on CenturyLink’s Service Quality

A CWA staff rep testified about how the company is jeopardizing service quality and posing significant safety hazards.

May 23, 2019

CWA Asks New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to Adopt Strong Standards for CenturyLink

CWA is asking the Commission to adopt strong quality of service and consumer protection rules to protect New Mexico customers' access to basic telecommunications services.

May 17, 2019

CWA Calls for New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to Take Action on CenturyLink’s Failure to Maintain its Copper Infrastructure

CWA District 7 filed comments with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission documenting how the company’s lack of investment, understaffing, and unreasonable metrics have contributed to CenturyLink’s failure to maintain its copper infrastructure and how it is jeopardizing service quality and posing significant safety hazards to utility employees and the public.

April 4, 2019

Fighting for Workers in CWA District 7

At the CWA District 7 Conference this week in Minneapolis, Minn., CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWA members to organize to build worker power!

September 27, 2018

New T-Mobile Hire is Another Reminder of Jobs at Risk in Proposed Merger with Sprint

T-Mobile has hired former CenturyLink executive Sunit Patel to help oversee its proposed merger with Sprint.

September 26, 2018

“A Giant Warning Sign” - T-Mobile Hiring of Former CenturyLink Executive Another Reminder of Jobs at Risk in Proposed Merger with Sprint

Sunit Patel was previously Chief Financial Officer at CenturyLink, where he helped to oversee the company’s merger with Level 3. Following that merger, CenturyLink laid off approximately 1,000 employees, two percent of its workforce.

June 21, 2018


Twelve CWAers from CenturyLink, members of CWA Locals 7101 and 7102, gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, in early June for a two-day combined stewards' training and CWA STRONG organizing training.

May 3, 2018

CenturyLink Announces Layoffs Despite Massive Tax Windfall

President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress promised that corporations would use their tax cuts to invest in American workers by raising wages and create jobs. Instead corporations like CenturyLink have continued to outsource jobs, lay off workers and abandon their responsibilities to communities across our country.

February 1, 2018

CenturyLink Cancels Worker Bonus, Gives Top Executives $$$$

Top executives at CenturyLink are leaving the working people who have built the company behind by cancelling bonuses and merit pay and eliminating their jobs.

July 20, 2017

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining updates for Frontier Communications, CenturyLink, and AT&T Mobility.

June 22, 2017

CenturyLink Workers Ratify New Contract

CenturyLink workers voted with a strong majority to ratify an agreement with CenturyLink that extends the current contract by 3 years.

April 6, 2017

District 7 CWA Members Rally at AT&T Mobility Stores

District 7 CWA leaders focused on ways to make CWA STRONG, joined solidarity actions at two AT&T Mobility stores, and held bargaining unit meetings covering AT&T Mobility; Public, Healthcare and Education Workers; Telecommunications and Technologies, and CenturyLink.

February 18, 2016

Remarks of CWA President Chris Shelton to T&T Leadership Conference

CWA President Chris Shelton spoke with Telecommunications & Technologies activists attending the T&T sector leadership conference.

January 14, 2016

Organizing Update

CenturyLink technicians, Element Mobile employees, and Cricket wireless workers join CWA.

September 8, 2015

Phoenix approves Google Fiber operating license, potentially challenging CenturyLink, Cox Communica

Google Fiber has gotten approval from Phoenix's City Council to light up its 1 Gbps service in the city, should it decide to come there - paving a potential new challenge to incumbent telco CenturyLink and cable operator Cox Communications.

September 4, 2015

CenturyLink restores toll-free number service following nationwide outage

A nationwide outage on CenturyLink's landline phone network, which impacted all toll-free numbers hosted by the telco, has been restored.