July 13, 2012- Updated 4:30pm- The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 Chairman Peter Pusateri and AT&T negotiated an agreement to extend the current contract. The Parties agree that the current unchanged Agreement shall continue in full force and effect through 11:59 p.m., Central Standard Time, on June 22, 2013.
The agreement covers approximately 7,000 AT&T employees. Most are IBEW Local Union 21 members in Illinois and NW Indiana, and the rest are IBEW members in several other states.
A copy of the Extension of Collective Bargaining Agreement which was negotiated by IBEW System Council T-3 Chairman Peter Pusateri can be found here.
Updated 4:30p.m. - Contract Extension Agreement Timeline of Events:
July 11, 2012 – Letter from T-3 Chairman to AT&T
July 12, 2012 – Letter from AT&T to T-3 Chairman
July 12, 2012 – Memorandum of Agreement – Extension of Collective Bargaining Agreement
More details will be released as they become available.