May 11, 2012 - Contract Negotiations affecting over 7,000 IBEW members employed at AT&T are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in Hoffman Estates, IL. The current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) expires at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2012.
Call to Action – AT&T Workplace Actions for a Fair Contract
Where: all Illinois and Indiana AT&T Work Locations with IBEW Local Union 21 represented employees.
Why: to demonstrate support for our IBEW Bargaining Team on the first day of IBEW-AT&T Contract Negotiations.
When: Tuesday May 15, 2012 Start of the Workday Workplace Action
Who #1: all Outside Craft - Do Not enter the AT&T building individually and Do Not enter the building early!
What: with your co-workers, at One Minute before your shift begins, make some noise and march in together, collectively as a Union, and make sure all the bosses know why you are doing it - for a fair contract!
Who #2: Inside all Centers and Offices
When: at 10:00 am Stand Up Together, Proud to be Union, for One Minute - Continue to perform the functions of your job - Just make sure you are standing while you do it! Management will take notice - and make sure all the bosses know why you are doing it - for a fair contract!
Pass the Word at Work - Make Sure co-workers are involved!
All questions should be directed to your work location Steward, then Area or Chief Steward, then to your Business Representative.
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