How much more FTTH are we looking at, hopefully this company can make investments which are needy for upgrades here
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heard head person on company side of table got Fired!!
Is there any update from WV on negotiations? last heard that contract expires saturday unless an extension has been reached. Stay strong and united, unions need a big victory here against a company that says they're union-friendly but has done... read more
Way to motivate the techs, work an extra 2.5 hours a week! Forced 1 hour lunch. Thanks Greg Stephens, can’t wait on the blast email saying we should be thankful for the extra unpaid hours we get to be at work instead of being with our family.
Frontier notified Local 89 on February 13, 2018 that an ISP offering would go to General Laborers, Senior Construction Techs and Special Services Techs in Washington and Senior Construction Techs in Oregon; a total of 16 people. Frontier has... read more
Once again Frontier has declared a surplus in Florida, this time just CST on the chopping block. Offered on 2/14, 2/28 last day
Anyone have any news on this article by street insider?
Word is the company wants to close the Bluefield and Ashburn,VA call centers; and Tammy has verified the company's desire to layoff all surplussed employees hired after 2013. CWA seems resolute to strike on 3/3 to protect those jobs, rejecting... read more
Lots of consolidation and rifs at the top level, anyone heard of middle management rifs coming?
So how’s progress/ what’s the plan? How much of CT might be upgraded
Ok, so now were well past 30 days since surplus was declared in WV, has anyone seen a surplus list????? Either the company is in violation of contract or the union is holding back info from its own members!!! Not necessarliy saying the locals, but... read more
Heard new Mangement RIF in Feb coming.
Strange how the new dispatch system (only in wv) is the same system centrylink uses
Anyone know any rumors about a Windstream merger in the next month? I have heard that both Fronteir and Windstream both filed paperwork with the FCC at the same time and a friend of mine at Windstream said they heard from a reliable source a... read more
IBEW 317 Just got their first layoff notification today 1/9/2018. Effective 1/15/2018.... Was offered buyout on Dec 15th in the form of a Memorandum of Agreement that was rejected due to the wording of the MOA which , if signed, would have given the... read more
They were looking for 20 outside technicians in PA. Word is they got 13, 7 people will be laid off.
https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/frontier-offers-buyouts-to-several-employees-may-begin-layoffs-at/article_e1e314c5-bec9-58f0-854a-cec8be964f8a.html news article cwa comments
I know a lot of people dread this situation, but I truly wish I was among those offered buyouts. I've been planning on leaving Frontier anyhow, so I'd jump at the opportunity. Might even save somebody's job like that. Anybody knows if there will be... read more
Director in WV gone no longer taking calls and last day is jan 5th
CT employees received their 2nd SVSP (isp) offer too, to be off payroll by 12/30. Outside techs look like the targets once again. Heard they have a "no layoff clause" like WV. Is "redeployment" coming, or any other news?
Are they in the pocket of the company? Can't they be front and center telling us what is going on before we hear it over the fence? How about getting us some options such as adding a few years of service. After all its not gonna come out of the... read more
IBEW in FL has also been informed of a surplus and are offering an ISP with 12/28 being last day.
ALL of OSP construction is gone, to be replaced with contractors. These guys and gals all have been working 60 hour weeks this year so that Frontier doesn't get hit with CAF2 fines. Merry Christmas! 1/3 of all CO techs are eliminated as well, all... read more
CWA 142 in WV Enchanced ESIP offer just went out tonight be off payroll jan 19th. Heard IBEW in charlestown and romey WV having a layoff
Clean up your work spaces, put on a tie, comb your hair, the board is going to be on-site at headquarters this week. Maybe they will leave with Dan's head this time. Stock has been climbing for the past month - do the analysts know something?
Not sure about this new 1st level in WV.....From CA doesnt seem to have a clue.
Things are just getting weirder and weirder.
Heard something like 5% were cut, IT was impacted. Based on some of those that were selected for the RIF, and those who were not tapped, it is clear that those in power are more interested in politics and control than doing right by customers and... read more
Came across this link. Throwing out a question to anyone with a heads up on Allen being on the chopping block??? Atmosphere here is strange.
How many times do we need to be surprised - I am not - do you think that we might have job cuts in Stamford.
Laid off from supervisory position with this company in August 2017..no notice whatsoever... Let 16 go that day.. Horrible company to work for!!!
ISP offered to get people off the books by 9/22 all employees let go by 10/17 all sales, ell, coaches and support stagg
24 terms in bluefield wv assignment last day is friday 6/30/17 is there last day. confirmed though all three wv assignment offices