AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #20

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company.

The Company passed proposals to carry forward with no changes:

1989 Provisions – Groups Extended

  • (8) Operator – Service Assistant (pg) 374
  • (17) Vacation Schedule (pg) 375

1992 Letters Extended

  • (a) Local Agreements (pg) 371
  • (b) Indemnification (pg) 371
  • (c) Overtime Equalization (pg) 371
  • (e) Downgrades to New Job Title (pg) 371
  • (g) Schedule Change – Part-Time Employees (pg) 371
  • (s) Operator Services – Weather Emergencies (pg) 372

1995 Letters Extended

  • (b) Appearance Guidelines (pg) 368
  • (c) Arbitration Awards – Interim Earnings (pg) 368
  • (d) Article 16 Transfer/Reclassification to PT During Surplus (pg) 368
  • (m) Employing Training (pg) 369
  • (p) Excused Work Days (pg) 369
  • (bb) Teleconference Specialist/Operator Force Adjustment Procedure (pg) 369

1998 Letters Extended

  • (h) Ergonomics (pg) 346
  • (l) Interim Status (pg) 346
  • (o) NPG Home Garaging (pg) 346
  • (p) On Call (pg) 347
  • (q) Operator Services – Performance Measurements (pg) 347
  • (r) Employees of Messaging Applications Services (pg) 348
  • (v) Article 37 Scheduling (pg) 351
  • (bb) Subcontracting – CWA Operations (pg) 352
  • (cc) Designated Holidays (pg) 354
  • (gg) Green Circle Treatment (pg) 354
  • (hh) Technicians (pg) 354
  • HITS Network Communications Technician Force Adjustment (pg) 360

The Company rejected the Union proposals on the following:

  • Job Security
  • Article 23– Holidays to add Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday
  • Article 19-Pension
  • Adding DTV into the core contract

Then added insult to injury by proposing to eliminate the following:

  • Appendix – 2 Special City Allowance
  • Article 41-11 Differential and Other Payments (f) Shifted Tour Differential-Operations Employees
  • Article 43–11 Differential and Other Payments:

Night Differential (Note)

Sunday differentials

Shifted Tour Differential

for all NTS-G

Remember, the Company’s net profit in 2017 was $29.3 billion. That equates to $80,273,972 a day, including holidays (that’s like you winning the Powerball every day of the year).

We will continue to work towards a fair and just contract for all.

In Unity,

Your Bargaining Committee

Ken Saether
Mary Ellen Mazzeo
Roy Hegenbart
LaNell Piercy
Mike Lewis
Cindy Neumeyer

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