Qwest union workers in
ratify new contract
The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 18, 2008
DENVER — Qwest Communications International Inc.
union workers in
have ratified a new contract. International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers Local 206 said Tuesday that about 81 percent
of voting members ratified the contract, which is closely
modeled after a four-year pact the Communications Workers of
America ratified earlier this month.
Local 206 represents 157 Qwest workers in Montana.
The CWA represents about 20,000 Qwest employees in Colorado,
Arizona, Iowa, Idaho, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North
Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Qwest is based in