AT&T, union agree to five-day extension of negotiations
by MBJ Staff
Published: August 6,2012
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T reports a settlement was not reached with the Communications Workers of America by the 11:59 p.m. EDT Aug. 4 expiration of the core wireline contract in the Southeast region, but the company and union have agreed to a five-day extension of contract negotiations.
The contract was extended until 11:59 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 9. It covers more than 22,000 wireline employees in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
The ongoing negotiations reflect the spirit of the longstanding relationship between the company and the union, according to AT&T.
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