CTC Technology & Energy finds cost, sustainability of fiber-to-the-premises networks outweigh fixed wireless amid nationwide broadband buildout.
The win highlights pay transparency and wage theft issues facing Google temporary, vendor, and contract workers.
The new contract covers 13,000 retail workers, customer service representatives, and technicians in 36 states and the District of Columbia.
The New Mexico Supreme Court affirmed New Mexico Public Regulation Commission’s rejection of CenturyLink’s petition to abandon landline customers.
The Biden administration has secured commitments from 20 internet service providers to offer plans for $30/month or less to households that are eligible for the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program.
New ordinances championed by CWA will hold corporations accountable for work done on public land and better protect public safety.
CWA's action at Dallas City Hall sent a powerful message that broadband should be expanded in a way that will create more good union jobs and that telecom companies must use highly trained employees, not subcontractors when receiving public funds for broadband build-out.
The town hall comes less than two weeks after an overwhelming majority of wireless tower climbers at QualTek in Henderson, NV, filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for a union election.
“The BEAD requirements effectively address many of our concerns about the failure of past programs to bring reliable, high speed broadband and good, union jobs to rural and underserved communities,” said Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton.
A new video from More Perfect Union highlights the challenges that workers at Verizon Wireless stores in Everett and Lynnwood, WA, are facing in the workplace and why they are forming a union with CWA to address them.