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“From fighting the ‘real names’ policy, to opposing Project Maven, to protesting the egregious, multi-million dollar payouts that have been given to executives who’ve committed sexual harassment, we’ve seen first-hand that Alphabet responds when we act collectively. Our new union provides a sustainable structure to ensure that our shared values as Alphabet employees are respected even after the headlines fade,” said Google Program Manager Nicki Anselmo.
CWA and AT&T will also extend their COVID-19 work from home agreement.
CWA, TURN, and Frontier announced a proposed settlement to resolve the CPUC review of Frontier’s bankruptcy plan, which includes a $1.75 billion investment in infrastructure to improve service quality and fiber deployment to 350,000 locations in the state.
There are many outstanding questions about the effect of the bankruptcy plan on frontline employees and whether Frontier will follow through on badly needed investments in broadband deployment and service quality.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that broadband is more necessary than ever, and a Cars.com survey suggests it will stay that way as a third of Americans plan to telework permanently.
CWA and TURN are also asking the Commission to require Frontier to commit to investing in its network to support all Frontier customers and to no job reductions post-restructuring so that it has the sufficient resources and trained workforce needed to improve Frontier’s struggling infrastructure.
The organizations urged the FCC to extend the COVID-19 Lifeline waivers, restore Lifeline voice support, and freeze Lifeline minimum standards until a study is conducted.
Frontier commits to investing $75 million in the next three years, reduce 911 outages, and credit customers for outages lasting more than 72 hours.
As a merger commitment, the FCC has banned Charter from placing data caps on customers or charging streaming video providers interconnection fees until 2023.
Billionaire Paul Singer is the CEO of the hedge fund Elliott Management which has launched a predatory campaign to destroy AT&T.
Writers for Lovestruck, a mobile game produced by Voltage Entertainment USA, return to work after management agrees to pay increases averaging 78 percent and increased transparency at work.