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Verizon union workers ready to strike to protest mandated concessions

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) union workers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions aren't happy about the ILEC's call for concessions and will strike if an agreement isn't reached before their current

Verizon's east coast CWA, IBEW union workers begin contract negotiations

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and the two of the largest unions representing workers in the telecom industry--the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Political reversal: Democrats could favor AT&T deal because merger favors union

If nothing else, the politics of AT&T's (NYSE: T) proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA should be fun to watch. Most mergers favor big business interests and therefore get Republican

CWA: North American broadband speeds are lacking

A report released by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), cleverly titled "Speed Matters," has concluded that half of the U.S. broadband Internet connections are too slow. The report compared

CenturyLink, Qwest come to terms with telecom labor unions

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) have struck an agreement with the telecom industry's two most powerful unions--the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International

Watchdog slams Deutsche Telekom over T-Mobile USA labor practices

A watchdog group released a report that attacks Deutsche Telekom, among other companies for their poor labor practices in the U.S. The report, released by Human Rights Watch, said that Deutsche

AT&T, Connecticut unions hammer out tentative agreement

AT&T (NYSE: T) and the local 1298 branch of the Connecticut Communications Workers of America (CWA) union have finally struck a truce by striking a tentative contract agreement. While AT&T

CWA dedicated $225,000 to lobbying in Q2

The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the telecom industry's largest union, kept up its lobbying efforts in the second quarter. According to a disclosure, report, the CWA spent $225,000 in the

Frontier imposes mandated overtime to address Verizon line issues

Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) mandate that union employees in its West Virginia have to work an average 70 hours work week to resolve lingering network and service issues is likely a move by the service

Make your voice heard with the FCC: NOI comments due July 15

In its latest attempt to impose net neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on June 17 released a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on broadband reclassification. This risky strategy