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Press Release -- April 8th, 2012
Source: AT&T

AT&T, Communications Workers of America Agree to Continue Negotiations as Four Core Wireline Contracts Expire

While AT&T did not reach a settlement with the Communications Workers of America by the expiration of the West, Midwest, East and Legacy T Core Wireline contracts, the parties have agreed to continue to negotiate.

The ongoing negotiations reflect the spirit of the longstanding relationship between the company and the union.  Employees will work under the terms of the expired contract while negotiations continue.

The West contract covers more than 17,000 in California and Nevada and expired at 11:59 p.m. PDT. The Midwest contract covers more than 13,000 employees in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin and expired at 11:59 p.m. CDT. The East and Legacy T contracts expired at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The East contract covers more than 3,000 employees in Connecticut and the Legacy T contract covers nearly 6,000 employees spread across the country.

More information will be posted on as it is available.

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