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 teams 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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