AT&T Broadband has set in motion plans to reassign employees from its
headquarters in Englewood, Colo., to jobs at cable systems, sources said late
The moves -- referred to by CEO William Schleyer at an investors' conference
last month -- are said to be happening within days.
It was unclear how many employees at MSO headquarters are affected. AT&T
has about 6,000 Colorado employees, including system-level people, who will not
Employees were offered severance packages if they declined reassignment,
sources said, and one source said most were likely to take the package and leave
A company official declined comment Friday.
AT&T Broadband was cutting staff even before deciding to merge with
Comcast Corp. The MSO eliminated 12,000 jobs last year, and it employs about