DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that while AT&T Mobility has not reached a settlement with the Communications Workers of America of the Mobility "Orange" contract, the company and union have agreed to an extension of the contract and negotiations are continuing.
The contract covers over 20,000 employees in 36 states and the District of Columbia – AT&T's Mobility Orange unit, which encompasses CWA Districts 1, 2-13, 4, 7 and 9.
The ongoing negotiations reflect the spirit of the longstanding relationship between the company and the union. Employees will work under the terms of the extended contract while negotiations continue.
AT&T has reached 17 different labor agreements in 2016 and 2017, collectively covering over 61,000 employees. Sixteen have been ratified.
More information will be posted on http://www.att.com/bargaining as it is available.
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*Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q2+Q3 2016 across 121 markets.
**Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; and voice roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.
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SOURCE AT&T Inc.