DALLAS, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership of the Communications Workers of America has notified AT&T* that former DIRECTV field services employees in four states have voted to ratify an agreement between the CWA and the company.
The agreement, which was reached on Feb. 16, covers nearly 280 employees in Delaware, Maryland, New Mexico and Oregon, and places the employees into an appendix to an existing labor contract. The former DIRECTV employees joined AT&T as part of AT&T's July 2015 acquisition of DIRECTV.
Including this agreement, AT&T has reached 19 different labor agreements in 2016 and 2017 collectively covering over 81,000 employees. That includes 10 agreements covering nearly 7,800 former DIRECTV employees.
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SOURCE AT&T Inc.