AT&T, CWA Agree to 9% Raises, Layoff Protections

AT&T Inc. (T) and the Communications Workers of America union finally are making headway.

The two entities have been in heated talks since the AT&T wireline labor contract expired in April.

But now AT&T says it has reached a three-year deal with 7,000 of its CWA workers – this after the service provider also last week struck a new accord with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

This latest agreement with CWA provides for a 9 percent raise over the three years, as well as pension increases. There also are new job retention levels and new layoff protections.

AT&T still has to come to terms for 65,000 more union workers.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


In our Channel Influencer Awards digital issue, we highlighted eight technologies ready to "take off" in the channel this year. Which two will take off the most?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
The ID is: 79798