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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.
“In this collective time of crisis, we are asking broadband CEOs to show leadership by lifting data caps, waiving fees, and doing everything within their power to help people connect to the world from home and stop the spread of COVID-19. People’s lives are depending on it,” said CWA President Chris Shelton.
"The core of this bill is simple," said Local 1298 President David Weidlich. "No taxpayer money should be used for companies that continuously ship our jobs out of the state."
CWA’s District 9 contract with AT&T West is set to expire on April 4, and CWA members are urging the company to invest in workers and network improvements that would benefit customers.
“CenturyLink continues to try to shirk its responsibility to over 100,000 New Mexicans who rely on the company for residential phone service, particularly in rural areas” said Brenda Roberts, CWA District 7 Vice President.
Contract covers more than 8,000 AT&T Mobility workers in five states.
“T-Mobile is so eager to pad its executives’ bank accounts that they couldn’t even wait until the merger has gone through to start firing people,” said Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton.
As state regulators in several states investigate service quality issues at Frontier, CWA members have been calling on the company to invest in its network and workforce to improve service quality in Ohio and Minnesota.