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AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #19

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company.

The Company passed proposals to carry forward with no changes:

  • Telecommuting
  • Recall Forward
  • CVS – Caremark
  • Leverage Title
  • Service Anniversary
  • Work & Family Programs
  • Union Management Relationships - Union Representation (page 321)
  • (W) Special Leave Program
  • (BB) Term Employees
  • (KK) Drug Testing
  • (LL) Retirement – Related Benefit Eligibility
  • (b) Agency Temporaries
  • (d) Compensatory  Time (List A & List B)
  • (i) Evening Meal Allowance and Expenses (List A & List B)
  • (j) Extended Vacations (List A & List B)
  • (u) Scheduling (List A & List B)
  • The Company also passed proposal to clean up language in ATS

The Company rejected the Union proposals on the following:

  • Appendix 2 – Increase Special City Allowance
  • Appendix 2 – Include Greenwood Village in Special City Allowance
  • Employment Security – CWA
  • Alliance Funding
  • USVI – Certification Payment Program
  • Duration of Contract
  • Article 43.15 adding certification pay for Operations Specialist

The Company passed proposals to eliminate:

  • Staffing System Enhancements (ATS)
  • Electronic Monitoring Trial
  • MOA – Single, One-Time Pension contribution Eligible Employees
  • Building Construction
  • (S) Pension Asset Transfer (Formerly N)
  • (V) Special Social Security Supplement (Formerly M)
  • (dd) Article 39 Termination Pay
  • (kk) Hawaii Information Transfer (HITS) (1) HITS Employee Holidays
  • (kk) (HITS) (2) Service Attendant – HITS Work Scheduling

The most revolting of their proposals was to wipe out all the language and eliminate the process on:

  • Job Security (JOG)
  • (vv) The Barnes Agreement (pg 361)

The Bargaining Team passed proposals on the following:

  • Article 19 Pension
  • Article 23 – Holidays add Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday to observed holidays
  • Job Security (JOG)
  • Article 43 – Network 1 Titles add DTV titles
  • Article 36 – Support add DTV titles

The Union TA’d Article 22 – Vacations

The Union rejected the following company proposals:

  • Article 23 – Holidays
  • Job Security (JOG)

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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