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AT&T, Communications Workers of America Agree to Continue Negotiations As East, Legacy T Core Wireline Contracts Expire

Dallas, Texas, April 07, 2012

While AT&T did not reach a settlement with the Communications Workers of America by the 11:59 p.m. EDT April 7 expiration of the East and Legacy T Core Wireline contracts, the parties have agreed to continue to negotiate.

The ongoing negotiation reflects the spirit of the longstanding relationship between the company and the union.  Employees will work under the terms of the expired contract while negotiations continue.

The East contract covers more than 3,000 employees in Connecticut and the Legacy T contract covers nearly 6,000 employees spread across the country. 

AT&T continues to bargain with the CWA in the Midwest region, where the contract expires at 11:59 p.m. CDT; and the West region, where the contract expires at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

More information will be posted on www.att.com/corewirelinebargaining as it is available.

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