AT&T reaches tentative agreement with Communications Workers of America
AT&T Internet Services has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America on the National Internet Contract. The agreement covers nearly 1,200 CWA-represented wireline employees in 16 states who work on areas of AT&T's business related to products such as IPTV and DSL. It will be submitted to the union's membership for a ratification vote in the coming days. The agreement is the latest to be reached covering union-represented AT&T employees. The company has now reached 19 agreements with the CWA and IBEW in 2015 and 2016, collectively covering over 95,000 employees. Among other recent agreements: Three tentative agreements reached on Sept. 29 covering over 2,100 CWA-represented former DirecTV employees in 15 states in the company's Midwest, Southeast and Southwest regions; one ratified on Sept. 1 covering over 20 IBEW-represented employees in California; one ratified on Aug. 30 covering over 40,000 CWA-represented AT&T Mobility employees across the country; two ratified in August 2016 covering about 3,000 IBEW-represented former DirecTV employees in 14 states; one ratified in April 2016 covering over 9,400 CWA-represented AT&T Mobility employees in our Southwest region. Three wireline contracts ratified in December 2015 - one with AT&T Southeast wireline operations, and smaller regional contracts covering AT&T Billing Southeast and Southeast Utility Operations - totaling about 24,000 CWA-represented wireline employees in the region; two ratified in June 2015 covering about 16,500 CWA represented wireline employees in our Midwest and Legacy T contracts.around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed internet and voice services. We're the world's largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.