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CWA/AT&T Midwest COS Tentative Agreement Bargaining Report

July 1, 2019

 

 

The Bargaining team is currently working on a detailed summary for the contract explanation meeting for Local Presidents, which will be held on Tuesday, July 9th. The detailed information will then be shared with membership.

 

The following is a short summary of highlights from the tentative agreement.

 

**General Wage Increase of 10.50% for all titles covered in the COS agreement over the life of the agreement. 3% Retroactive from February 5th, 2019, 3% at ratification and 2.25% on April 12, 2020 and 2.25% on April 11, 2021.

 

** New MOA on 2 weeks of Paid Parental Leave

 

**Improvement in Appendix A4: Enhanced ability to transfer.

 

**Maintained Traditional Health Care Plan and all ancillary benefits with 29% cost share for term of agreement. Moved 2015 new hires into the current employee plan, resulting in lower out of pocket costs for these individuals.

 

**Letter adding Nanodegrees to AT&T Tuition Aid Policy

 

**Maintained Appendix A6 (Success Sharing Plan).

 

**New letter on providing Paid Parental Leave.

 

Your elected bargaining team and District 4 Vice President Linda L. Hinton are in support of this agreement.

 

In Solidarity,

 

Your CWA District 4 COS Bargaining Team:

 

Dan Frazier

 

Greg Tennyson

 

Ron Gay