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January 16, 2019 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #47

Fundamentally the forward view, over the next three years, is as technology changes the growth work will be more in 5G small cells.

January 7, 2019 — Press Release

CWA District 9 Testimony: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Result in “Substantial Public Interest Harm” to California Workers and Consumers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 today submitted official testimony to the California Public Utilities Commission detailing why the CPUC should not approve the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger as currently structured, as it would result in “substantial public interest harm” and hurt California workers and consumers.

December 20, 2018 — News

Could the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Drive Down Wages at Verizon and AT&T?

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released groundbreaking new research quantifying the effects of the proposed merger on the wages of retail wireless workers.

November 16, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Petition

In their new filing to the NY PSC, CWA District 1 highlights that the companies fail to meet the public interest standard and details four areas of significant detriment to the public interest in New York if the merger proceeds.

November 16, 2018 — News

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

November 14, 2018 — Press Release

Is T-Mobile’s New FCC Filing and New Economic Argument a Bad Sign for Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger?

The filing appears to largely abandon the company’s previous economic claims that the merger would accelerate nationwide 5G build-out, help bring high-speed broadband to rural America, and make T-Mobile into a super maverick, “Un-Carrier” competitor.

October 24, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T - Mobilization Report #11

Six (6) Months After Expiration

October 23, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #38

The Bargaining Team met with the Company again today. The Company provided some partial responses to our data requests.

October 19, 2018 — Press Release

Communications Workers of America Launches First Responder Voice

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced today the launch of FirstResponderVoice.org, a new advocacy initiative and website devoted to increasing the availability of information about FirstNet for first responders and public safety agencies across the country.

October 18, 2018 — Press Release

Citing 3,185 Jobs at Risk, CWA District 9 Files Motion to Become Party in CPUC Review of Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

In its motion, CWA District 9 cites the merger’s potential negative effects on its 57,000 members in California, both as workers and consumers.

October 9, 2018 — Press Release

Local Workers’ Rally: “Save Our Jobs” at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger”

Recent analysis by CWA found that 28,000 jobs nationwide and 4,122 jobs in the Kansas City metro area alone are at risk if the merger goes through as presently constructed.

September 28, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #33

Have patience and continue your mobilization efforts.

September 26, 2018 — Press Release

“A Giant Warning Sign” - T-Mobile Hiring of Former CenturyLink Executive Another Reminder of Jobs at Risk in Proposed Merger with Sprint

Sunit Patel was previously Chief Financial Officer at CenturyLink, where he helped to oversee the company’s merger with Level 3. Following that merger, CenturyLink laid off approximately 1,000 employees, two percent of its workforce.

September 20, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #28

We started our day by meeting with John Hickey, Vice President of Human Resources, regarding the continuation of retiree healthcare.

September 13, 2018 — News

Nokia Bargaining Report #27

The Company and your Bargaining Team met today. The Company passed 10 proposals. While this may seem like progress most of the proposals were to continue existing language until June 30, 2019 subject to an “Effects Agreement” that is satisfactory to the Company.

September 13, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, NBCUniversal, and Nokia.

August 29, 2018 — News

AT&T Legacy T Bargaining Report #85

The Bargaining Team met with the company today to pass a proposal for the funding of the Alliance. We are continuing to prepare counter proposals on our other outstanding issues.

August 16, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Verizon, and Consolidated Communications.

August 10, 2018 — Press Release

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

The agreement, which extends the contracts through August 5, 2023, will deliver an 11.2% wage increase over the additional four years and covers over 34,000 Verizon workers, including call center workers, and central office and field technicians.

August 9, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Consolidated Communications, New York City Parking Production Assistants, and Piedmont Airlines.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

As AT&T Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Ohio State Senate and House Call On AT&T to Settle Fair Contract

Despite promises that tax windfalls would be used to create jobs, AT&T has announced layoffs and continues to outsource and offshore American jobs.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

Skilled Telecom Workers Warn FCC about Dangerous Consequences of One-Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A local One-Touch, Make Ready ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky has been disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 27, 2018 — Press Release

FCC Set to Vote Next Week on Dangerous, Anti-Union One Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A nationwide OTMR policy would allow companies that want to add equipment to a utility pole to move existing equipment. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 26, 2018 — News

AT&T Media Campaign

Today CWA launched a media campaign with regards to our AT&T Midwest and Legacy T bargaining.