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This is to inform the members/bargaining unit that the Company and Union have agreed to extend the contract indefinitely with either party having the option to give fourteen (14) days’ notice to terminate the extension.
This is to inform the members/bargaining unit that the Company has been notified that the contract “did not” ratify.

May 17, 2022

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CWA’s National Bargaining Committee entered into negotiations with AT&T. Throughout the course of these discussions, the Union held firmly to our position against vaccinations being a mandatory requirement as a condition of employment.
As previously reported, the CWA Bargaining Committee has passed numerous proposals and counter proposals across the bargaining table relative to AT&T’s plans to implement a rigid COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
On September 17, 2021, the parties continued meetings at the bargaining table. The CWA Bargaining Committee passed modified bargaining demands across the table.
On September 16, 2021, the parties resumed negotiations on the Company’s proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Proposals presented by the CWA Bargaining Committee the previous day were discussed.
On September 15, 2021, the CWA Bargaining Committee worked throughout the morning on formulating proposals to present to AT&T Wireline representatives relative to the Company’s proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
The CWA Bargaining Committee met with AT&T on September 14, 2021. The parties discussed the Union’s counter proposal to the Company’s proposed policy.
Today, the CWA Bargaining Committee met with AT&T and rejected the Company’s proposed mandatory vaccination policy for Union represented employees.
Today, the Company provided the CWA Bargaining Committee with a partial response to our comprehensive request for information.