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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.
The Broadband Research Base is a searchable collection of reports, studies, and journal articles that address the impact of broadband and digital inclusion on community and individual well-being.
“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 bill strengthens reporting requirements for companies that move more than 30 percent of their call center work out of Nevada, institutes a $5,000 per day penalty, and puts them on a bad actors list.
“In light of the potential implications of this transaction for American consumers, we write to reiterate that the Department’s decisions should be based on an impartial analysis of the facts and the law, and must be entirely free of improper political influence,” the Senators wrote.
CWA members let members of the public know how AT&T is hurting our communities, cutting jobs, and abandoning its workers.
“By determining that under the law broadband deployment is reasonable and timely for all Americans, we not only fall short of our statutory responsibility, we show a cruel disregard for those who the digital age has left behind,” said Commissioner Rosenworcel.
AT&T workers are taking their fight on the road, heading to AT&T’s headquarters in Dallas to demand the company address its broken promises to working people.
The report reinforces the importance of a diverse and independent broadcast industry and the danger of media consolidation.
The ratified agreement will benefit CWA-represented employees with extended job security and other improvements. Frontier's CA customers are assured of uninterrupted service from experienced employees.
CWA members are leading the campaign to stop the dangerous policy from going nationwide, submitting more than 1,000 comments to the FCC.