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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.
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.”
“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.