AT&T, Communications Workers of America Reach Agreements "In Concept" in AT&T Midwest, AT&T Corp Core Wireline Contract Negotiations

Dallas, Texas, July 20, 2012

AT&T* today announced that it has reached agreements “in concept” with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in core wireline contract negotiations for the AT&T Midwest region and AT&T Corp. (CWA Communications and Technologies unit).

Both parties will continue to work through the weekend to finalize terms that could be presented to CWA members for formal approval and ratification.

The Midwest contract covers more than 13,000 employees in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The AT&T Corp. contract covers about 5,700 employees located throughout the country.  The contracts expired April 7 and the employees continue to work under the terms of the old contracts.

AT&T isn’t providing further detail at this time.

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