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AT&T Announces Illinois Job Cuts
Updated On: Dec 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 (11:00 CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting 110 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).

Voluntary Separation Packages - VSIPP

Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement as defined in Article 30.43 of our AT&T Contract. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk, please consider turning in your VSIPP application today. If you are interested, contact your manager.  You must electronically file for a VSIPP by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, December 20, 2017.


The announced layoffs affecting IBEW Local 21 members are as follows:

Customer Systems Technicians

RCA - #2

1 - Centralia
1 - Alton
1 - Maryville   

RCA - #3

2 - Urbana

RCA - #4

1 - Rock Falls
1 - Quincy
3 - Rock Island
4 - Loves Park
4 - Peoria

RCA - Chicago/Northwest Indiana

6 - Chicago – 95th Street
5 - Chicago – Wolcott
2 - Harwood Heights

RCA - North Suburban

2 - Buffalo Grove
7 - Schaumburg
9 - Des Plaines
10 - Evanston

RCA - South Suburban

4 - Orland Hills
2 - Villa Park
2 - Lyons
4 - Chicago Ridge
6 - Alsip
2 - Westmont
1 - Bellwood


Construction - Outside Plant Technician

RCA - #2

2 - Maryville

RCA - South Suburban

2 - Villa Park
2 - Glenwood
2 - Westmont


Construction - Cable Splicing Technician

RCA - #2

1 - Maryville

RCA - #3

1 - Springfield

RCA - #4

1 - Peoria
1 - Rockford

RCA - Chicago/Northwest Indiana

1 - Chicago - Roscoe
2 – Chicago - Hastings

RCA - North Suburban

1 - Gurnee
1 - McHenry
1 - Des Plaines
1 - St. Charles
3 - Addison

RCA - South Suburban

1 - Morris
2 - Glenwood
5 - Romeoville


We remind our membership things can change daily. We now must allow the process to play itself out. We realize members have questions, concerns and that rumors may start to circulate. Union updates will be released as necessary. We will only report on verified factual information. The IBEW Local 21 staff is available and will help you during this difficult process. Our staff directory can be found here.


 
 
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