AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #29

This 2nd proposal took the company over a month to pass.

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining

Report #29

The Company presented the following this morning:

  • The Agreement (the change of dates)
  • Article 1 – Recognition (added Appendix A and USVI Addendum)
  • Article 2 – Collective Bargaining (carry forward – no change)
  • Article 14 – Safety – Company Proposal 2 - withdrew elimination of Safety Committee & change to language on training
  • 1989 Provisions (5) Voluntary Overtime – Ohio and C&P pg 376 (carry forward – no change)

The Bargaining Team met with the Company this afternoon to receive their 2nd OUTRAGEOUS proposal on Article 19:

  • Freezing Pensions on Traditional & Cash Balance Pension Plans and moving those affected employees to the BCB2 Plan
  • Reducing cost share in 2019 to 31% while keeping 2020, 2021, & 2022 at 32% cost share for current employees, 2009 new hires, & 2012 new hires. 2015 new hires & 2018 new hires will remain at 32% throughout in their plan

This 2nd proposal took the company over a month to pass. The movement from proposal #1 to proposal #2 is so miniscule that it is insulting to the entire rank and file.

Remember, the company’s net profit in 2017 was 29.3 billion dollars. That equates to 80,273,972 dollars 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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