AT&T Deal Keeps Call Center’s American Jobs

AT&T Deal With Electrical Workers Keeps Call Center Jobs Local

AT&T said 5,000 unionized workers, mostly based in Illinois and northwest Indiana, approved a new five-year contract deal almost one month before their existing contract expired.

The deal, struck with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union, marks the 29th straight agreement AT&T has made with its unions since the beginning of 2015. The labor peace has been marred only by the recent weekend strike by wireless workers nationwide and wired workers in California and Nevada who are trying to jump start stalled contract talks.

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