Friday, September 13, 2019 (4:00 PM CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting 15 Automotive Equipment Technicians represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).
Employees in Title Group 4 who are interested in taking a SIPP must have their paperwork in by 5 p.m. (CST) Monday, September 23, 2019.
There are ongoing discussions regarding the impacts of the reduced work load and consolidation of work locations.
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, September 18, 2019.
We remind our membership things can change daily. We must now allow the process to play itself out. We realize members have questions, concerns and that rumors may start to circulate. 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.