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“A complex remedy that carries a high risk of failure and exposes the public to substantial economic harm if it fails is not in the ‘public interest,’” said CWA.
Instead of doing the right thing by acknowledging workers’ dedication and investing in American jobs, AT&T is doing a billionaire’s bidding by putting its workers on the chopping block and abandoning these communities.
The legislation establishes two $125 million grant programs to promote digital equity nationwide.
“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.
“The bipartisan list of House backers of the call center bill represent a diverse range of districts across America and viewpoints across the ideological spectrum,” said Shane Larson, Director of Legislation, Politics and International Affairs at the Communications Workers of America.