Sept 6 AT&T Inc's proposal to contribute
$9.2 billion to $9.5 billion of preferred equity to its pension
plan has been tentatively approved by the U.S. Department of
Labor, according to a filing.
AT&T plans to contribute 320 million preferred shares to the
pension plan. The plan, to be made available for public hearing,
if approved, would be effective retrospectively from Sept. 1,
The preferred shares will have a market value of about $9.2
billion to $9.5 billion, the labor department filing said.