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“The company would prefer to work with all contractors,” said Frontier technician Tom Gardella to the LA Times. “[But] the contractors aren’t as invested as the employees. We’re in it for the quality because we’re in this for the long term. They’re in it for the piece-work.”
CWA and SOC Investment Group find Elliott intervention drives underperformance by target companies over three-year period.
A petition calls on Google to “immediately pay back all Temps, Vendors and Contractors (TVCs) who have been knowingly underpaid by Google” and to “create an immediate path to permanent employment for temporary workers and end its two-tiered perma-temp system.”
One consulting firm has its head in the sand if it believes that a national broadband policy will kill our economy.
Federal Communications Commissioner Michael J. Copps writes an op-ed for the Washington Post, demanding action on a national broadband Internet policy.
The research is in: Americans can't live without broadband Internet.
The state of Kentucky knows the facts: investing in high speed internet brings high paying technology jobs. And building a high speed internet infrastructure is an investment in the economy.
Government leaders, union representatives, educators and concerned citizens recently met at a public forum in Vermont. Congressman Bernie Sanders hosted the event to discuss the lack of high speed internet in rural communities.
This past September, at the tail end of the legislative session, Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) introduced a landmark bill to expand our high speed internet infrastructure: Rural Broadband Initiative Act of 2006.
CWA's Speed Matters brochure is now available at http://files.cwa-union.org/speedmatters/SpeedMattersBrochure.pdf
House calls were once considered a thing of the past, but with specialists in high demand in rural America, psychiatrists are using telemedicine to treat patients in their own homes.