It is with great excitement the Orange Bargaining Team can announce that we have a Tentative Agreement with AT&T Mobility. The Bargaining Team has met or exceeded all of our goals. We could not have done this without your support and mobilization. Details of the Agreement and the process of ratification will follow shortly. Thank you all again for standing with us through this process!

Today your Bargaining Committee met at the table with the Company. The Union proposed new language on improvements to Job Security, Wages, Healthcare Contributions and Contracting language.

Your Bargaining Committee continues to bargain at the table with the Company. Critical items still outstanding are:

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