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CWA-AT$T Legacy T Bargaining Report #24

Bargaining Report #24 - April 2, 2012
The Union and Company Bargaining Teams met today. The Company had NO NEW PROPOSALS. They were unhappy with the Health Care Benefits proposal the Union presented. While the Union did make some movement from our first proposal, the Company was still dissatisfied with a plan that concentrates mainly on lowering overall costs through a comprehensive “wellness” program.
The Company also reiterated its desire to stop issuing Contract books to our members but only issue the Contract electronically. The $30,000 cost for printing the books last year is a drop in the bucket when looking at the overall revenues of this company. They want all our members to read the contract on their computers or have the Locals bear the cost of printing them out. With a total compensation package of over $22 million (according to this year’s Proxy Report for the Shareholders Meeting), $30,000 is a couple of minutes of Randall Stephenson’s pay.
Where’s The Fairness?
We are still very far apart a
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