Consumer Protections and Good Jobs

In meetings with the FCC, CWA urged the agency to move forward quickly to update its rules to protect consumers during this period of transition from copper to fiber networks -- and to prevent a repeat of Verizon's controversy following Hurricane Sandy.
The FCC is closing loopholes and strengthening consumer protections against unwanted calls and texts.
CWA filed comments to a cross-agency initiative that aims to stimulate broadband investment in federal programs, calling for the expansion of the Lifeline program to include broadband and advocating for policies to support good jobs for telecommunications workers.
Legislation has been introduced that would direct the FCC to establish a broadband Lifeline program. Activists, regulators, and members of the telecommunications industry -- all are lending support.
Members of American Sign Language Interpreters United, a unit of the CWA-TNG Pacific Media Workers Guild, have ratified their first contracts with Purple Communications.
Trade group U.S. Telecom this week filed a federal court petition for a review of the new net neutrality rules.
The Wall Street Journal was mistakenly sent a 2012 FTC report that concluded that Google was indeed, as suspected, altering search results.
Judge orders policies rescinded; T-Mobile US must advise employees that the company has violated federal labor law.
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is supporting an upgrade and expansion of the Lifeline program which, she said, "was established in the mid '80s, has been stuck in the mid '80s.?
This week the FCC released the full 400 page Report And Order detailing the new Open Internet rules.