Resolution Ratified in Support of WV Communications Workers

CWA Frontier members on strike.

CWA members in West Virginia and Ashburn, Virginia covered under the “CWA 142” contract went on strike at midnight on March 4, 2018. Visit the WV CWA – Fighting for Our Future Facebook page for the latest news.

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, the following Resolution was ratified by unanimous consent by a quorum of the Mountain Party State Executive Committee in support of those Communications Workers of America who are currently on strike against Frontier Communications.

  • WHEREAS FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC., has shown no evidence of bargaining in good faith to come to an equitable contract with its employees and members of the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS of AMERICA in nearly two years.
  • WHEREAS the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS of AMERICA are engaged in peaceful job actions and a strike against FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.,
  • WHEREAS FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC., is providing substandard service to West Virginia subscribers, implying that the fault for such service lies with the striking employees;
  • WHEREAS FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC., has hired strike breakers to harass, provoke, and intimidate members of the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS of AMERICA as they peacefully exercise their rights as American citizens and wage earners.
  • BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MOUNTAIN PARTY OF WEST VIRGINIA that THE MOUNTAIN PARTY OF WEST VIRGINIA supports the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA in this action as they seek a livable and workable employment agreement with FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.,
  • BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE MOUNTAIN PARTY OF WEST VIRGINIA¬† calls upon the Honorable Judge CHARLES KING of Kanawha County, WV to voluntarily and unilaterally lift the temporary injunction order issued by himself against the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA,
  • BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE MOUNTAIN PARTY OF WEST VIRGINIA calls upon FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, INC., to bargain in good faith with the members of the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA to reach a fair and equitable settlement of the issues confronting both parties.¬†
Resolution Author & Sponsor: Danny Lutz, District 16 Representative Mountain Party Executive Committee

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