The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, December 6,2022. Also, if you are sick, have COVID or
been exposed to COVID please do not attend.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Address: 405 50th St, Lubbock, TX 79452
Phone: (806) 793-6203

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. Please bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on bargaining and other things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us

2023 ANNUAL ENROLLMENT OCTOBER 17,2022 – NOVEMBER 11, 2022 PG 3 & 4

D Theft will not be available during Annual Enrollment, however, a separate enrollment
opportunity, for coverage effective 1/1/2023, will be available on or around December
• Participants will voluntarily elect if they want to enroll in ID Theft protection policy which
will allow for payroll deduction payments.
➢ New Wellbeing Tool: AT&T Benefits Center Wellbeing Portal
Questions may be directed to Trisha Avila at
NEW AT&T Benefits Center Wellbeing Portal
• The AT&T Benefits Center (administered by Alight) will house a wellbeing portal for
employees, beginning January 1, 2023. This replaces the Castlight app, which will no
longer be available to employees or retirees.
• Sweepstakes, which were offered to bargained employees quarterly, will no longer be
available, in 2023. However, wellbeing activities will still be offered, as well as areas to
learn about wellbeing benefits.
• All Castlight points received in 2022 must be redeemed for sweepstakes entries by
December 16th, after which points will no longer be available.
• Financial wellbeing services – for personal budgeting and saving tips and coaching –
will now be available.
NEW Tobacco Cessation Vendor
• Effective January 1, 2023, tobacco cessation will move from the 2Morrow app to
• After annual enrollment, those attesting to being a tobacco user will still be offered
cessation through 2Morrow, which will need to be completed before Dec. 31st to
remove the surcharge.
• Important: If 2Morrow cessation is not completed by Jan. 1st, the participant will incur a
surcharge and will then be required to participate in and complete the QuitGenius
cessation program to remove the surcharge prospectively.
• Additional communications on this change will be made during Annual Enrollment and
later in the year to remind participants of this change

➢ Dependent Re-verification
Questions may be directed to Trisha Avila at
• Some active employees with in-scope dependents (as defined below) will be required
to go through Dependent Reverification at the end of Annual Enrollment.
• Within 4 weeks of the end of Annual Enrollment, these employees will receive
information on how to reverify their applicable dependent(s).


• An additional feature is offered this year to give employees the opportunity to verify
spouses and partners within the enrollment tool. No additional verification is required if
the verification is done in the online enrollment process.
• If this process is not completed and their dependent’s eligibility is not reestablished
through this Dependent Reverification process, their dependent(s) will no longer be
covered by their AT&T benefits in 2023.
In-Scope Dependents:
All applicable dependents of active employees that are currently enrolled in Medical and were
not verified since 2019 or earlier and still enrolled in Medical for the 2023 plan year will need to
go through reverification.
• Included Relationship Types- Spouse, partner, Child of Legal Guardian, Stepchild,
Child of partner
• Excluded Relationship Types- Child dependents that are either biological or adopted.
Action Required:
Information only


2023 ANNUAL ENROLLMENT OCTOBER 17,2022 – NOVEMBER 11,2022 PG 1 & 2

The Annual Enrollment process begins on Monday, Oct. 17 and runs through Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Make sure you look at all options and make the best decision for you and any dependents you may have. The attached notice summarizes the updates and changes taking place in 2023.

AT&T Benefits Labor Support
HR Labor Notice
Page 1 of 4
Last updated: 09/21/2022
September 21, 2022
Subject: AT&T Benefits Program Launches and New Updates for 2023
Questions may be directed to the respective Benefits project lead, identified by topic
Labor Relations: All Regions
To introduce changes in benefit programs and updates during 2023 annual enrollment,
effective January 1, 2023.
On October 6th, an HR newsletter will be sent electronically to AT&T employees to announce
2023 Annual Enrollment updates.
Annual Enrollment takes place October 17th through November 11th. Various communications
will be sent to employees, before, during and after enrollment, highlighting changes to benefits
beginning January 1, 2023. The following are some features of the benefit plans that will
➢ Expanded benefits through Your Personal Healthcare Team by Included Health
(formerly known as Grand Rounds)
Questions may be directed to Trisha Avila at
Virtual Care
• Effective January 1, 2023, Your Personal Healthcare Team by Included Health will
add virtual care services and will replace the services currently provided by
MDLIVE, if enrolled in a self-insured Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)
managed medical program. The new Included Health virtual care services are:
o Virtual Primary Care
o Virtual Urgent Care
o Virtual Mental Care
• The new virtual primary care health services will provide easy access to physicians
who can help manage the total health of participants and offer medical support
between office visits.
• Virtual urgent care and behavioral services can be accessed any time throughout
the plan year and as often as needed, similar to previous services provided by the
current Medical Benefits Administrator, BCBSIL.
Note: Only those enrolled in a self-insured BCBSIL medical plan are eligible for the new
Included Health Virtual Care Services, which are subject to cost-sharing under the network
level of benefits. Those not enrolled in an AT&T sponsored medical plan or enrolled in a fully-
insured medical plan will not have access to Included Health Virtual Care services.

AT&T Benefits Labor Support
HR Labor Notice
Page 2 of 4
Last updated: 09/21/2022
Nurse Line Transition
• Effective January 1, 2023, nurse line services offered by BCBSIL will be turned off in
lieu of Your Personal Healthcare Team by Included Health’s Treatment Decision/Triage
• Nurse line services currently available will be available at Your Personal Healthcare
Team by Included Health beginning 1/1/2023.
LGTBQ+ Health
• Effective January 1, 2023, a new LGBTQ+ Health service will be provided, offering
additional care navigation services to educate and assist enrollees in finding in-network
LGBTQ+ affirming healthcare providers.
➢ Changes to the Voluntary Benefits Platform
Questions may be directed to Trisha Avila at
• Effective January 1, 2023, the AT&T Voluntary Benefits Program administered by
Mercer will cease to exist and will be replaced by new third-party benefit
administrators. The services (as listed below) will transition to the following locations
(see third column):
Current Voluntary
Where to find
Where to find
Auto, Home, Pet
“AT&T Personal
Insurance Perks”
“AT&T Perks” and “AT&T Alumni Perks”
ID Theft Protection –
ID Watchdog (Equifax)
NEW AT&T Benefits Center
• AT&T participants currently enrolled in the AT&T Voluntary Benefits Program, as
administered by Mercer, will receive a communication informing them of the program
sunset, new vendor administrator contact information, and payment method options.
• Should participants currently enrolled in the AT&T Voluntary Benefits program, as
administered by Mercer choose to keep their policy, employee payroll deductions will
terminate, and direct bill pay will need to be set-up between the employee and current policy provider
Note above that a new benefit will be offered in this class of benefits: Identity Theft