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The former Nokia employees worked in now-closed Omaha Telecommunications facility; many could lose health insurance through no fault of their own.
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“Both the original transaction and proposed settlement agreement raise the threat of higher phone bills, less choice, fewer jobs, and worse wages for hardworking Americans,” said House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI).
“The news that Texas has joined the states’ lawsuit underscores that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is and remains anti-competitive and harmful to consumers and workers,” said Debbie Goldman, CWA’s Research and Telecommunications Policy Director.
“We believe that it is critical that any proposal offered by the Commission provide consumers, state, local and tribal government entities the opportunity to challenge erroneous coverage data,” the senators wrote.
CWA President Chris Shelton: T-Mobile-Sprint merger “remains a bad deal for American workers and consumers.”
22,000 union members continue negotiations with AT&T in the Southeast amid job cuts, broken promises to workers.
The Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety received hundreds of complaints over the company’s failure to respond to requests to locate underground cabling.
Martin Hopkins, who worked as a Sales Solution Specialist in Lancaster, Ohio told the Columbus Dispatch about how management permitted the usage of racial slurs and jokes and accommodated customers who refused to be served by a black man.
"Our bargaining team has brought proposals to the table that will ensure that AT&T does not leave communities behind in the Southeast. Our members are prepared to do whatever it takes to support their negotiations," said CWA District 3 Vice President Richard Honeycutt.
Charter will also pay an additional $12 million to expand broadband service to more locations.