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AT&T, Communications Workers of America Reach Tentative Agreements in AT&T Corp. Contract Negotiations

Two Agreements Cover About 3,000 Wireline Employees

Published on July 01, 2019

AT&T today announced that it has reached two tentative agreements with Communications Workers of America in AT&T Corp. (CWA Telecommunications and Technologies unit) wireline contract negotiations.

The AT&T Corp. agreement covers employees across the country, including USVI. A small agreement also was reached on the AT&T Corp. (CWA Telecommunications and Technologies unit) Puerto Rico contract, which covers a handful of wireline employees in Puerto Rico. The two four-year agreements collectively cover about 3,000 employees and will be submitted to the union’s membership for ratification votes in coming days.

“As one of the largest employers in America, we’re proud of the number of quality middle class careers we’ve provided to our employees, with wages and benefits that are among the best in the country. We have a longstanding cooperative relationship with our unions, and we’re committed to working together to bargain fair contracts that will allow us to continue to provide those careers.” – Mark Royse, Executive Vice President – Labor Relations

The company has now reached 19 fair agreements since 2017 with the unions representing its employees, collectively covering over 88,000 employees.

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