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Welcome to the IBEW Local Union 21 page for members working at AT&T.

AT&T Contract
June 23, 2013 - June 24, 2017

AT&T Chicago Grace Street
August 25, 2019 - May 19, 2023

AT&T 2017 Contract Changes
This Document Contains
the Language
Changes in the 2013 AT&T Contract

2017 Wage Benefit Aid
This Document Contains
the economic gains for many
jobs titles in the 2017 Contract

AT&T 2017-2022 Contract
Wage Scales


(This presentation was used at the contract overview meetings and contains Article by Article Language Changes)
May 22, 2019 - 2019 AT&T DIRECTV Benefit Changes
(This document contains all of the benefit language changes which include items such as date and name changes.)
May 21, 2019 - Call Center Article by Article 2019 Tentative Agreement Highlights
(This update contains information on changes made to articles, wages and letters in the tentative agreement for our members in Grace Street.)
May 14, 2019 - IBEW - AT&T DIRECTV Call Center Tentative Agreement Highlights
May 10, 2019 - IBEW & AT&T Reach New National DIRECTV Call Center Agreement
May 5, 2019 - IBEW – AT&T Set to Bargain New “DirecTV” Call Center Agreement


December 21, 2017

IBEW 21 Response to AT&T’s Recent Tax Cut Announcement

December 18, 2017

SIPP and VSIPP Deadlines at AT&T

December 15, 2017

IBEW 21 Response to AT&T’s Irresponsible Layoff Announcements

December 15, 2017

AT&T Announces Illinois Job Cuts

December 8, 2017

401K Transition from AT&T Savings and Security Plan (ASSP) to AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP)

October 11, 2017

AT&T Benefits Annual Enrollment 2018 for Current ACTIVE Employees

2017 IBEW - AT&T Bargaining News

This presentation was used at the contract overview meetings and contains Article by Article Language Changes.

May 26, 2017

IBEW Members Ratify Agreement with AT&T

May 10, 2017

Wage Benefit Aid and Detailed AT&T Contract Changes

April 28, 2017

This update contains more information on changes made to articles, appendixes, memorandums and letters.
April 27, 2017

May Union and Specially Called Contract Overview Meetings

April 26, 2017 2pm(CST)

IBEW – AT&T Reach Early Tentative Agreement

March 21, 2017

IBEW & AT&T to Begin Bargaining Talks

February 14, 2017

IBEW 21 - AT&T Bargaining Survey

December 15, 2016

AT&T Announces Surplus in Illinois

November 2, 2016

IBEW 21 – AT&T Reach Agreement to Resolve Surplus

October 12, 2016

The AT&T Annual Benefit Enrollment Period is Here!

September 15, 2016

AT&T Announces Surplus in Illinois & Northwest Indiana

August 15, 2016

AT&T/DIRECTV Employees Vote to Approve Contract Agreements

July 19, 2016

Historic Tentative Agreements at DIRECTV!

May 4, 2016

Automotive Preference Canceled

March 26, 2016

Mechanic Preference Extended to 4-1-16

March 21, 2016

Mechanic Preference Extended

March 21, 2016

Labor Contacted Regarding Mechanic Preference

March 15, 2016

AT&T Layoffs in Illinois & Indiana

December 14, 2015

AT&T Announces Job Cuts Before the Holidays!

October 15, 2015

The AT&T Annual Benefit Enrollment period is about to begin!

September 16, 2015

AT&T Accepting Voluntary SIPP Applications

September 15, 2015

AT&T Announces Layoffs

June 29, 2015

IBEW 21 AT&T Members Get a Raise!

April 14, 2015

Solidarity at AT&T

March 19, 2015

General SIPP Offered to Splicers

December 15, 2014

AT&T Accepting VSIPP Applications

December 12, 2014

AT&T Cuts Jobs Nationwide

December 9, 2014

AT&T Cutting Construction Jobs

March 6, 2014

AT&T Premise Technician Preference Agreement

November 8, 2013

Fiber Preference at AT&T

October 17, 2013

AT&T I&M Preference Reopened and Q&A

September 15, 2013

AT&T 2014 Active Employee Annual Benefit Enrollment

September 12, 2013

AT&T Construction Preference & Job Security

August 2, 2013

Reorganization at AT&T

August 2, 2013

AT&T Contracts Have Arrived

2013 IBEW - AT&T Bargaining News

Tuesday May 7, 2013

IBEW Members Ratify Agreement with AT&T

Monday, April 15, 2013

Attendance Policy

Monday April 8, 2013

Wage and Benefit Aid

Saturday April 5, 2013 

Detailed Contract Changes - This document contains language changes in the 2013 AT&T Tentative Agreement.

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Wage Schedules

Article 16 Benefits

Payment in Lieu of Vacation Memo

Article 30 Sections 30.07, 30.21-30.58

Appendix C

Successor Language

Tuesday March 26, 2013

AT&T Tentative Agreement Details

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 12:01pm (CST)

IBEW – AT&T Reach Tentative Agreement

March 10, 2013

AT&T Bargaining Starts Tomorrow

March 4, 2013

AT&T Offers General SIPP

February 27, 2013

Early AT&T Negotiations Set to Begin

February 13, 2013

AT&T Surplus Update

December 14, 2012

2013 AT&T Pension Rate & Success Sharing Payout Deposit

November 16, 2012

AT&T Announces Job Cuts in Illinois and Northwest Indiana

November 9, 2012

AT&T Retiree Benefit Update

November 3, 2012

Success Sharing Payout – Clarification

November 1, 2012

IBEW 21 Members Asked to Assist in Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

October 26, 2012

Details and AT&T’s California Labor Dispute

August 30, 2012

IBEW 21 Members Asked to Assist in Hurricane Isaac Clean Up

July 16, 2012

Message from Paul Wright IBEW 21 President-Business Manager on AT&T Extension

July 13, 2012

IBEW System Council T-3 Extends AT&T Contract

July 6, 2012

IBEW Local Union 21 Members Working at AT&T Vote to Reject Contract

June 6, 2012

IBEW Local Union 21 Ratification Process Announced for AT&T Tentative Contract Agreement.

May 30, 2012 Breaking News

IBEW Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement with AT&T.

May 26, 2012

IBEW - AT&T Negotiations Continue.

May 18, 2012

The IBEW resumed contract negotiations today with AT&T.

May 15, 2012

IBEW Begins Contract Talks with AT&T. Members begin Solidarity Actions across jurisdiction.

May 11, 2012

Call to Action for all Members on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.

May 8, 2012

IBEW Bargaining set to begin on Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Stay Informed via IBEW Local Union 21 Union Communications:

  • Union Hotline is 630.415.2711 extension #1 is for AT&T News.
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  • IBEWTwentyOne on Twitter here.
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