On Friday, November 15, there will be an informational meeting regarding the contract agreement. We will meet at the Union Hall, 2448 "N" Street, around 5:15 p.m. See you there!

We Signed A Contract!!


Members listening to bargaining committee member Darren Donovan explain what was going on in bargaining and encouraging everyone to stay strong and united.


Not only did Local 7470 members show support for our Union, but other Union Brothers and Sisters turned out to offer their support and we can't thank them enough. 


Members banding together to fight for our rights.




A show of support for our bargaining committee.


We are staying united and strong.


Health care is very important to all of us!


Wages and good benefits for all.


Talking it over at the end of the day.

Chief Stewards' Meeting - August 2019

Chief Stewards meeting with CWA 7470 officers


E-Board members working hard during the Chief Stewards meeting


Swearing in of new Chief Stewards


President Arnold (right) swearing in new Chief Stewards, Dave Smidt (l) and Mike Arens (r)


Windstream Bankruptcy Information

Jake Retires!


One of CWA Local 7470's best retires

Richard (Jake) Jacobson retired on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Pictured at left is Jake receiving his union retirement check from Darren Donovan. Thank you, Jake, for your many wonderful years of service to Local 7470.

United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities


Darren Donovan plays taps

Our very own Darren Donovan played taps at the United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities (USMWF) on the steps of the Capitol on Sunday, April 28. 



Six members retire

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, six members retired. We wish each of them a long and happy retirement. Pictured left to right: Jim Steinauer, Steve Lohmeier, Jeanne Hibbert, and Chris Rappl. Not pictured: Lee Lynch and Ivan Troxel.

Local 7470 Contributes to Our Community


CWA 7470 gives to those in need

CWA Local 7470 members donated $480 this past holiday season. The Local then matched the donation, bringing the total to $960, which was split between People's City Mission, Matt Talbot Kitchen, and The Food Bank.

Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a check to the People's City Mission.


Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a check to Matt Talbot Kitchen. 


Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a donation check to Scott Young of the Food Bank.  


Pictured at left is T.J. Skalka, Hastings Chief Steward, delivering a check to the Hastings Food Pantry. Hastings union members collected donations, which were then matched by Local 7470, to total $150 for the Pantry.

Newly Elected Executive Board Members


Four Members Re-elected

Congratulations (and thank you for your service to our Union) to the following members that were all re-elected to another three-year term to the Executive Board of our Local 7470:

Darren Donovan, Eastern District

Ryan Donovan, Western District

Robb Fisher, Lincoln (Frame, Switch, Digs, Transport, RSC, USA, BMM, MDS)

Leonard Zeman, Lincoln (Systems, CST, Cable, and Construction)



Mary Versaw Retires

Mary Versaw, pictured at left with Union Vice President Mark Butler, retired on December 7, 2018. We wish her well in her retirement.