DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) has notified AT&T* that IBEW-represented former DirecTV employees have voted to ratify two contracts.
One agreement covers over 1,600 employees in AT&T's field services group, located in 14 states. The other covers about 1,300 AT&T employees working in call centers in Boise, Idaho and Missoula, Montana. The former DirecTV employees joined AT&T as part of AT&T's July 2015 acquisition of DirecTV. The agreements were reached on July 16.
The contracts focus on wages, health care, pension, and work rules, and are the first with this group of employees.
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