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CWA had urged FCC to pause the T-Mobile-Sprint merger review pending an investigation into Sprint's fraud and abuse of the Lifeline program.
Elliott Management’s sale of its AT&T shares after one year shows that Elliott’s leadership was never interested in the long term success of AT&T, its workers, or its customers.
“The CWA members who work at Frontier know firsthand what the company needs to do to come out of this bankruptcy process stronger and ready to provide quality service to its customers,” said CWA Local 1298 President Dave Weidlich. “That’s why we want to make sure that PURA uses its oversight process to hold Frontier accountable to its consumers and workers — not Wall Street hedge funds like Elliott Management that only care about making a quick buck.”
Over two million customers cut the cord in the first quarter of 2020.
Black and Latino communities are 7 percent less likely to have access to the Internet than white Americans.
CWA and the Freedom from Facebook coalition have long maintained that Facebook has too much power over people’s lives.
AT&T and other corporations have been under scrutiny for failing to follow through on their promises to use their tax windfalls from the Tax Cut and Jobs Act that went into effect in 2018 to create jobs, raise wages, and increase investment in infrastructure.
T-Mobile retail worker Carlos Silva, from Pinole, CA, who along with his coworkers recently voted to join the CWA, asked T-Mobile to protect workers from COVID-19 as they reopen and make sure workers’ incomes are not affected by the company’s recent merger with Sprint.
“It's time to ensure affordable, high-speed broadband access, as well as access to health care for everyone, unimpeded voting rights, and the opportunity to join a union no matter where you work,” said the presidents of CWA, AFT, and SEIU. “The time for bold action is now.”