AT&T Announces IBEW-Represented Employees Vote to Ratify Midwest Wireline Agreement

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AT&T Announces IBEW-Represented Employees Vote to Ratify Midwest Wireline Agreement

Agreement Covers Nearly 5,000 Employees

PR Newswire

DALLAS, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 has notified AT&T* that IBEW-represented wireline employees have voted to ratify a five-year contract with AT&T subsidiaries.

The contract, which was announced on April 26, covers nearly 5,000 wireline employees primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The IBEW-represented employees covered by the agreement are members of IBEW Local 21 in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, and other IBEW locals spread across the country.

Including this agreement, AT&T has reached, and union-represented employees have ratified, 29 labor agreements with the CWA and IBEW since the beginning of 2015, covering over 128,000 employees.

Separate from the agreement, the company announced in April that it will hire 1,000 people into IBEW-represented jobs in the next five years, including opening a new call center in Chicago.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Stratford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Stratford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ – The Liberal government and the LCBO are pushing a privatization agenda that is threatening to replace LCBO jobs with Walmart jobs. In response, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members who work at the LCBO will be holding a picket to ask the public to support their plan for “A Better LCBO.”


Date:


Monday, May 29, 2017


Time: 


3 to 5 p.m.


Location:


LCBO Store # 60, 91 Wellington Street, Stratford

 

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2017/26/c1150.html

MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Brantford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Brantford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ – The Liberal government and the LCBO are pushing a privatization agenda that is threatening to replace LCBO jobs with Walmart jobs. In response, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members who work at the LCBO will be holding a picket to ask the public to support their plan for “A Better LCBO.”               


Date:


Monday, May 29, 2017


Time:


11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Location:


LCBO Store # 559, 300 King George Road, Brantford

                       

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2017/26/c2327.html