In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.
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.
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.
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) sent a letter to the heads of several banking regulators this week questioning if they are doing enough to incorporate reviews of harmful sales practices into their supervisory oversight policies.
Bank workers and members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, joined a side meeting at the United Nations to discuss how workers having a voice on the job can make the finance industry more sustainable and inclusive.
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.
In August, CWA joined more than 70 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization.