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Don’t buy the hype of a 24.8% increase in stock in September. Frontier CEO buying back stock like a mad man. He did it and continues to do it to hold off Bankruptcy. Spread the word, this is a scam!
CWA was informed of a service emergency condition in wv that is resulting in 6day/60hr weeks mandatory. 10k+ tickets. Really?!! Run the current skeleton crew into the ground, and pray for a miracle....Like usual, instead of hiring people that would... read more
I read quite a few articles on this subject lately, and I gotta tell you, all of them have been a sad reminder of how much mess we are in. Maybe it's time to face the facts,but the company officials apparently don’t want to do that, but rather chose... read more
Layoffs in 2019 50 SST1 and 100 SST2.
Rumors popping up in CA linking Frontier to Bain Capital. No one seems to know if it's just that Bain has been hired to advise on financial matters, or if there's a sale of some sort pending.
I can see first level layoffs remaining supervisors will have huge crews over muiltiple countys in every state of the footprint
Was due to expire in March 2019, now will run until Sept 2020.
I'm pretty sure Frontier will have to file chapter 11 before end of the year. Once the 5g starts in major city's this year 2018 and people start talking about how great it is . It will be over for them with all of that Old Technology. The Century... read more
They hired a lot of business reps they seem to of fired any all support that they had for their reps and their process is far behind at&t and time warner cable/Charter Spectrum. Dsl is a joke and coming into the role you can tell they let go of... read more
Reshuffle happening in WV. two day meeting going on with VP Stephens
I Think Frontier is selling at least Florida and Texas to Century Link. Be on the look out when the stock price starts climbing around 9 to 10 dollars . Deal will be done
How much more FTTH are we looking at, hopefully this company can make investments which are needy for upgrades here
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