A T&T employees could strike if contract agreement not reached by weekend


A T&T union employees are taking a strike authorization vote as they work to reach a contract agreement.

That includes about 500 workers at the A T&T call center in Springfield. The contract expires at midnight on Saturday.

A T&T spokesman Walt Sharp says the company is prepared for a strike but says A T&T has a good history of positive negotiations.

If there is a strike, Sharp says A T&T has taken steps to assure customer service calls will be answered.

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