DALLAS, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has reached two tentative agreements with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) in negotiations covering IBEW-represented former DIRECTV employees in 14 states.
One agreement covers more than 1,600 employees in the company's field services group, located in 14 states. The other covers about 1,300 employees working in call centers in Boise, Idaho and Missoula, Mont. The former DIRECTV employees joined AT&T as part of AT&T's July 2015 acquisition of DIRECTV.
The agreements focus on wages, health care, pension, and work rules, and will be submitted to the union's membership in the coming days.
AT&T is proud of its longstanding relationship with the IBEW, and appreciates the work by the bargaining teams on both sides to reach these agreements.
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