Jul 27, 2015

CWA, Frontier Communications Reach Agreement in California

The agreement extends the current collective bargaining agreement (negotiated with Verizon) and includes language on adding new jobs, ensuring job security and other provisions.

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Feb 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Proposed Sale of Verizon Assets to Frontier Communications

Verizon announces plans to sell some wireline assets to Frontier Communications.

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Feb 3, 2015

CWA Statement on Media Reports that Verizon May Sell Assets

Industry publications are reporting that Verizon may announce a sale of some assets.

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Nov 11, 2014

US Broadband Policy Shouldn’t Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Users

CWA issued this statement concerning President Obama’s statement yesterday on net neutrality.

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Aug 6, 2014

End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

The merger of these two competing companies would likely have meant more job loss since both companies have a track record of offshoring U.S. jobs. Had the merger gone forward, the two companies likely would have bragged about new synergies that would enable them to cut even more U.S. jobs.

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Jul 15, 2014

NAACP, CWA Call for ‘Strong, Legally Enforceable Rules’ on Open Internet

CWA and the NAACP call for Open Internet rule that is consistent with promoting job-creating investment and closing the digital divide.

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May 22, 2014

COHEN: Worldwide Labor Alliance Must Confront Virulent Anti-Union Efforts in U.S.

CWA President Larry Cohen urged a worldwide conference of trade unionists in Germany this week to join efforts to revive and sustain the American labor movement under relentless assault from corporations and reactionary political forces.

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May 22, 2014

Truth to Power: Fired T-Mobile Workers Questions CEO About its U.S. Labor Practices

How is it that Deutsche Telekom manages to ignore criticisms from home and abroad of subsidiary T-Mobile US for violating the rights of workers, Josh Coleman wanted to know?

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Apr 21, 2014

This is What Fast Means

AT&T's 'gigapower' fiber network is world changing. It means good jobs for CWA members and other workers, and will connect consumers, businesses and communities with speeds that are 100 times faster.

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Jan 20, 2014

U.S. Regulators Should Make Clear that SoftBank-T-Mobile US Deal is Non-Starter

CWA says it would be "irresponsible" for regulators to approve SoftBank-T-Mobile US deal.

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Oct 30, 2013

CWA Commends Senate Confirmation of Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman

Senate Confirms Tom Wheeler as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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Oct 29, 2013

CWA: FCC Spectrum Auction Must be Open and Competitive

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May 2, 2013

CWA Statement on Appointment of Tom Wheeler to Head the FCC

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Mar 12, 2013

CWA: Enforceable Job Protections Needed in T-Mobile/Metro PCS Merger

CWA expressed its disappointment that the FCC failed to incorporate enforceable job protections for workers as part of the T-Mobile and Metro PCS merger.

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Feb 8, 2013

Current and Former T-Mobile Workers Meet with FCC Commissioners

WASHINGTON, DC -- Current and former T-Mobile Call Center employees traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with three FCC Commissioners and the Chairman's Chief of Staff.

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Jan 28, 2013

Softbank/Sprint/Clearwire Review Must Include Build-Out Requirements, Address National Security

The Communications Workers of America urged the Federal Communications Commission to give close scrutiny to the Softbank/Sprint/Clearwire proposed deal, especially in terms of the concentration of spectrum and the lack of specific, verifiable planned build out by the merged company.

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Dec 17, 2012

Public Interest Organizations Join CWA In Asking FCC To Weigh Job Issues In Proposed T-Mobile Merger

In comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a broad array of leading national public interest groups said the proposed joining of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS should include FCC imposed conditions that preserve and grow jobs here in the United States, as well as bring back jobs from overseas.

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Nov 26, 2012

Communications Workers of America Asks FCC To Weigh Job Issues In Proposed T-Mobile-MetroPCS Merger

In comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Communications Workers of America (CWA) said the proposed joining of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS presents the FCC with a golden opportunity to preserve and grow jobs here in the United States, jobs that would otherwise continue to head to foreign shores.

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Oct 3, 2012

CWA: Possible Deal Between T-Mobile and Metro PCS Means More Jobs Loss, Decline for Workers

The Communications Workers of America expressed serious concern tonight as rumors swirled around a potential link up between T-Mobile USA and Metro PCS. Discussions are ongoing but it seems that Deutsche Telekom is looking to use the proposed deal as a way to monetize T-Mobile USA and potentially sell assets over time.

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Aug 23, 2012

CWA: FCC Decision on Big Cable Deal Will Kill Jobs, Harm Consumers

The FCC's unanimous vote on the Big Cable deal will kill jobs and hurt consumers.

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