AT&T workers walked off the job Friday to protest a contract they have been negotiating for the past four months demanding the company give more benefits, higher pay and a reduction of offshore jobs, according to a press release from their union, Communications Workers of America.
Dennis Trainor, vice president of CWA District 1, said in a statement all employees will return to work on Monday at the start of their scheduled shift.
Johnson believed the strike would not involve those employed at the AT&T call center at The Highlands, and that only AT&T Mobility workers - the cellphone sales clerks at AT&T stores - would be affected.
This weekend's strike comes almost two months after 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California walked off the job.
"Dallas-based AT&T says it has a contingency workforce" ready in preparation for the walkouts.
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Workers had issued an ultimatum, giving company executives until 3 p.m. ET on Friday to present serious proposals.
Holding signs that proclaim they are "On Strike for Good Jobs", workers from the AT&T Call Center in Davenport have crowded the sidewalks along 53rd Street and Elmore Avenue Friday afternoon.
AT&T customers could find it hard to obtain help this weekend if something were to happen to their DirecTV, U-Verse, or AT&T wireless service, as AT&T union workers walked off the job today following failed contract negotiations.
Picketers were also at the retail stores in Boardman and Niles.
"The Teamsters Union stands shoulder-to-shoulder with our brothers and sisters at AT&T, and we will honor their picket lines as we support their efforts to achieve a fair contract". AT&T worker Nicole Popis told People's World that she and her coworkers were ready to do "whatever it takes" to get a fair contract. I'm a single mother and my son is about to graduate.