Qwest Communications International has reached a tentative four-year agreement with its largest union representing nearly 30,000 of its workers.
The new deal adds a year to the contract. It also would give workers a 12.6 percent pay raise over the life of the contract, according to Reuters. This compares to a 9 percent salary increase that had been offered as part of the proposed three-year agreement in August.
Last month, the Communications Workers of America union rejected a tentative three-year agreement. Union members had authorized a strike when the contract expired in August, but workers continued to work.… Read more