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CWA Local 6222 Vice President Belinda Aguilar, an AT&T Mobility worker, explained how hedge fund Elliott Management's attack on AT&T has led to more outsourcing of good retail jobs to non-union authorized dealers.
"I'm ecstatic at this settlement, it's a huge win for me and all contract employees at Google and other Alphabet companies," said Shannon Wait, a member of CWA Local 1400's Alphabet Workers Union (AWU). "It's far too easy for contractors like Modis to make us believe that we aren't allowed to publicly discuss our working conditions or join unions, and Alphabet and Google turn a blind eye to this gaslighting. Now, because I had the support of my union to call them out on it, they'll be forced to inform us all of our rights."
Under Democratic leadership, FCC faces renewed calls from NATOA, CWA, and local officials to put power back in the hands of local governments.
The Iranian government's attempts to restrict high-speed internet connections highlight the importance of high-speed internet to a healthy and functioning democracy.
It's easy for folks living in urban and suburban areas to take their high-speed internet access for granted, but for the millions of Americans living in small towns and rural communities, the snail's pace of dial-up access is the only option.
High speed Internet is rolling out eight times faster in Texas than the in the rest of the country, thanks, in part, to increased competition among broadband providers.
A mother admires her daughter trying on her wedding dress over a glass of champagne. They are not in the same room -- or even the same country.
As several area North Carolina schools have discovered, high speed internet is hard to come by. Fast, reliable internet access is so sparse in rural parts of the state that townspeople and schools have to fight over the few high-speed hubs in town: schools and libraries. The alternative is slow dial-up, which often gets interrupted and is grossly unreliable.
In his first State of the State Address, Governor Spitzer made a bold declaration for high speed Internet.
The decision by the majority of the Federal Communications Commission to endorse Verizon's proposed New England sale to FairPoint Communications is ill-advised and premature, coming even before final determinations have been made by regulators in both Vermont and New Hampshire.
High School sports coverage has traditionally been limited to local newspapers and radio broadcasts. However, with advances in digital video and high speed internet, high school sporting events can be broadcast over the internet.