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IBEW Ratifies Agreement Covering AT&T Wireline Employees

Dallas, Texas, May 07, 2013

AT&T* today announced that a four-year contract reached by its subsidiaries with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 has ratified.

The contract covers nearly 6,500 IBEW-represented AT&T wireline employees. The employees covered under the agreement are members of IBEW Local 21 in Illinois and northwestern Indiana, and of other locals spread across the country.

AT&T wireline employees represented by the Communications Workers of America earlier ratified, on Aug. 17, 2012 three-year contracts for the Midwest region and AT&T Corp. (CWA Telecommunications and Technology Office); on Dec. 7, 2012 a three-year contract for the Southeast region; on Feb. 27, 2013 a four-year contract in the Southwest; and on May 1, 2013 a four-year contract in the West. Along with the IBEW contract ratified today, these ratified agreements collectively cover more than 83,000 bargained AT&T wireline employees.