Striking employees coming back to work, AT&T and union say
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America said that the 20,000 AT&T workers in the Southeast who went on strike over the weekend started working again Wednesday.
The union said that it had a "handshake deal" on a new agreement with AT&T and that negotiations were continuing after AT&T sent representatives with authority to bargain over a new contract to talk to union officials. The union had protested that AT&T was sending officials without the proper authority.
The workers who ...