Thousands of AT&T workers are on strike after contract dispute.


STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- A contract dispute has thousands of AT&T workers going on strike, including some in the Golden Triangle.

In Starkville, workers carried signs protesting what they believe to be unfair labor practices.

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According to a statement issued by the Communications Workers of America, the members of the union say they are fed up with what they see as AT&T’s refusal to bargain in good faith.

A local worker who asked not to be identified on camera had this to say.

They’ve been Bargaining unfairly,unfair labor practices because what They’ve even doing is they’ve been sending somebody to the bargaining table that does not have the authority to make any decisions,” said worker.

We will have more on this story as it continues to develop.