Qwest talk about future.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
A day after members of the Communications Workers of America
rejected a contract offer from Qwest, officials from both sides
met Wednesday to lay out plans for additional talks and a
The CWA represents 20,000 workers in 13 states who have already
approved a strike, although both sides — whose previous contract
expired Tuesday — said a walkout is unlikely for now.
Union officials hoped to narrow by late Wednesday the key
reasons why workers rejected Qwest's offer.