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Union planned to picket Democratic presidential debate due to longstanding labor dispute.
Union makes significant investment in new organizing staff and resources aimed at helping technology and game workers across North America fight for better working conditions.
The New York State Call Center Jobs Act states that any call center company with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent workers that has taken loans, grants, or tax breaks from New York State will forfeit those benefits if they move 30% of their jobs overseas.
The Broadband Research Base is a searchable collection of reports, studies, and journal articles that address the impact of broadband and digital inclusion on community and individual well-being.
“Both the original transaction and proposed settlement agreement raise the threat of higher phone bills, less choice, fewer jobs, and worse wages for hardworking Americans,” said House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI).
As part of the settlement agreement, CenturyLink will provide refunds to consumers and stop third-party billing.
The DOJ Consent Decree and the DISH waiver and extension requests represent significant changes to the original transaction and raise new and important public interest and competition issues.
According to an analysis by the Urban Institute, 48 percent of households in the predominantly African-American neighborhoods have broadband subscriptions, while 84 percent of households in predominantly white neighborhoods have broadband subscriptions.
The new agreements provide wage increases of 10.5 percent over the life of the contracts, cap health care costs, and preserve jobs.