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CWA/AT&T Midwest COS Tentative Agreement Bargaining Report

July 1, 2019



The Bargaining team is currently working on a detailed summary for the contract explanation meeting for Local Presidents, which will be held on Tuesday, July 9th. The detailed information will then be shared with membership.


The following is a short summary of highlights from the tentative agreement.


**General Wage Increase of 10.50% for all titles covered in the COS agreement over the life of the agreement. 3% Retroactive from February 5th, 2019, 3% at ratification and 2.25% on April 12, 2020 and 2.25% on April 11, 2021.


** New MOA on 2 weeks of Paid Parental Leave


**Improvement in Appendix A4: Enhanced ability to transfer.


**Maintained Traditional Health Care Plan and all ancillary benefits with 29% cost share for term of agreement. Moved 2015 new hires into the current employee plan, resulting in lower out of pocket costs for these individuals.


**Letter adding Nanodegrees to AT&T Tuition Aid Policy


**Maintained Appendix A6 (Success Sharing Plan).


**New letter on providing Paid Parental Leave.


Your elected bargaining team and District 4 Vice President Linda L. Hinton are in support of this agreement.


In Solidarity,


Your CWA District 4 COS Bargaining Team:


Dan Frazier


Greg Tennyson


Ron Gay