Friday, September 15, 2023 (2:00 PM CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).
The announced surplus affecting IBEW Local 21 members are as follows:
8 - Drafters 555 E COOK ST, Springfield
4 - 4 Administrative Specialists 555 E COOK ST, Springfield
Employees who are interested in taking a SIPP must have their paperwork in by 5 p.m. (CST) Thursday, September 21, 2023.
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, Monday, September 20, 2023.
We realize members have questions and concerns, and that rumors may circulate. Your managers should not try to interpret the contractual language or how this process will work. If you have questions, contact your IBEW Local 21 Union Representative. The IBEW 21 staff is available and will help you during this difficult process. Our staff directory can be found here.