Questions & Answers
Who will these negotiations cover?
AT&T has more than 50 union contracts and the company is almost always bargaining one or another of those. The negotiations that opened Feb. 29 are for nearly 40,000 wireline employees represented by the CWA in the East, West and Midwest regions, as well as Legacy T employees across the country; those contracts all expire on April 7, 2012.
Who is bargaining on behalf of the company?
As is customary, we have a team of Labor Relations professionals who are bargaining on behalf of the company.
How will you keep employees informed on the progress of negotiations?
With the beginning of bargaining, we are launching an Internet website that will provide updates on bargaining as necessary. There will be a section for the public and more detailed section that will be available to employees only with their AT&T Global Logon.
What areas and employees are affected by this bargaining?
In 2012, negotiations for nearly 70,000 wireline employees in six major contracts will take place — East, Legacy T, Midwest and West which expire on Apr. 7; Midwest IBEW, which expires on June 23, and Southeast, which expires on Aug. 4.
What sort of work do these employees do?
These employees are in wireline operations in both network and call center roles.
What are the issues?
This contract addresses the full range of issues from wages, benefits and pension to work rules.
About This Site
AT&T and its unions come to the bargaining table in good faith with the objective of reaching a timely, fair and reasonable agreement.
AT&T will update this Web site as developments warrant and visitors are encouraged to check the site periodically for current information on the status of negotiations.
This section of the site is accessible from any computer of device with Internet access and is available to any interested parties — including employees, management and non-management, and the general public.
To view and interact with employee-specific content, visit the Employee Site — ATTUID and Global Logon password required.
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