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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.”
“The arrest of CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his crew is an absolute outrage,” said NewsGuild-CWA President Jon Schleuss. “As journalists, we support the free speech rights of everyone. Without a free press, there are no free people.”
The petition demonstrates that thousands of workers have been infected with COVID-19 on the job through exposure to infected patients, co-workers, and unscreened members of the public.
The Save the News campaign calls for recovery measures that will keep reporters on the streets, ad representatives working the phones, digital production staff posting online, press operators churning out papers, and drivers delivering them to readers' doors.
A local OTMR ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky was disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.
A Law360 analysis found that ISPs are not consistently honoring the voluntary FCC pledge to Keep Americans Connected.
CenturyLink's fiber-to-the-home service is capable of providing symmetrical speeds of up to 940 Mbps.
“The Heroes Act is an important next step in our country’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, providing compensation and critical health and safety protections for workers,” CWA said in a press statement.
The average 5G speed in the US is 52.3 Mbps, compared to 224 Mbps in South Korea.