AT&T Inc. (T: Quote) said late Friday that it has reached agreements "in concept" with the Communications Workers of America in core wireline contract negotiations for the AT&T Midwest region and AT&T Corp.
Both parties will continue to work through the weekend to finalize terms that could be presented to Communications Workers of America members for formal approval and ratification, the Dallas, Texas-based company said.
The Midwest contract covers more than 13,000 employees in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin, while the AT&T Corp. contract covers about 5,700 employees located throughout the country.
The contracts expired April 7 and the employees continue to work under the terms of the old contracts.
The company said it was providing further details at this time.
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