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The four-year extension agreement covers 17,000 wireline employees in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Millions of working families don’t have access to high-speed broadband or are unable to afford it, a crisis that is exacerbated by the pandemic.
Report finds that Verizon and San Diego’s public-private partnership to build out the city’s 5G network benefits Verizon but fails to hold the company accountable to the citizens of San Diego.
Those arrested included union organizer Anne Krueger, a strong friend and ally to CWA who hosted CWA members in her home when they visited during the 2016 Verizon strike.
The announcements, each contingent on the approval of the merger, don’t hold up to close scrutiny.
“Although the FCC Order acknowledges the merger will likely lead to store closures and job loss, the FCC fails to protect workers with employment-related conditions,” said Debbie Goldman, CWA Research and Telecommunications Policy Director.
The lawsuit undermines T-Mobile’s commitments to rural communities as it prepares to defend itself in another lawsuit by the attorneys general from the District of Columbia and 15 states challenging the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger.
More needs to be done to achieve universal high-speed Internet access for America’s Hispanic population.
Anne Krueger, along with her husband Michael de la Concepcion, are longtime union organizers in the Philippines and allies of the CWA, even hosting striking CWA members in their homes when a delegation visited during the 2016 Verizon strike.
AT&T’s plan comes after vulture capital hedge fund Elliott Management took a small stake in the company, aiming to extract profits from AT&T by cutting jobs and selling off critical assets while pumping up the stock price with billions in share buybacks.