IBEW Ratifies Agreement Covering AT&T Wireline Employees

DALLAS, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc., including AT&T Midwest and AT&T Inc. National, under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T | DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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