Communications Workers Of America Ratify Agreements Covering AT&T Wireline Employees In Midwest, AT&T Corp.
DALLAS, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that wireline employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify three-year contracts for the AT&T Midwest region and AT&T Corp. (CWA Telecommunications and Technology Office).
The tentative agreements were reached July 21. The Midwest agreement covers more than 13,000 wireline employees in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The AT&T Corp. agreement covers about 5,700 wireline employees located throughout the country.
AT&T Southeast (BellSouth Telecommunications) on Aug. 7 reached a tentative agreement with the CWA in wireline contract negotiations in the Southeast region, in addition to tentative agreements on two smaller Southeast regional agreements covering AT&T Billing Southeast and Southeast Utility Operations. The three agreements, which will be submitted to the union's membership for a ratification vote, collectively cover more than 22,000 AT&T wireline employees in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
More information will be posted as it is available at www.att.com/corewirelinebargaining
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