CWA Legacy T Bargaining Report #1Feb 29, 2012 ? Legacy T Bargaining Report #1
??AT&T is a very successful and profitable company. We believe that AT&T has a responsibility to help America by being a leader for economic growth, continuing to provide good middle-class jobs. This is not the time to be lowering the standard of living for employees, diminishing benefits, or putting jobs or secure retirement at risk.?
As the bargaining with Legacy T kicked off today at 10:00 AM, co-chair Lois Grimes-Patow delivered our team?s opening remarks.
She emphasized our key issues:
? improving employment security with access to the jobs of the future
? stopping the attack on our jobs through layoffs, outsourcing and off-shoring
? protecting our health benefits and improving the quality of care
? improving our pensions
? improving our standard of living with a fair wage increase
? justice on the job ? dealing with forced overtime, inflexible schedules, unjust performance, sales quotas and adherence plan and increased surveillance
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