Friday, December 14, 2018 (11:00 CST) – Today AT&T announced a surplus impacting 27 of their employees in Illinois. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).
Voluntary Separation Packages – VSIPP
Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement as defined in Article 30.43 of our AT&T Contract. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk, please consider turning in your VSIPP application today.
If you are interested, contact your manager. You must electronically file for a VSIPP by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
The announced surplus affecting IBEW Local 21 members are as follows:
15 - Customer Account Specialists - Peoria
3 - Global Supply Chain - Springfield
7 - Global Supply Chain - Northlake
1 - Technical Associate – 225 Randolph Chicago (Corporate Real Estate)
1 - Technical Associate - Ottawa (Finance)
A General SIPP is being offered and a surplus was not declared for:
1 - Technical Associate - Peoria Center
We remind our membership that things can change daily. We now must allow the process to play itself out. We realize members have questions and concerns and that rumors may start to circulate. Union updates will be released as necessary. We will only report on verified factual information. The IBEW Local 21 staff is available and will help you during this difficult process. Our staff directory can be found here.