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AT&T, CWA begin contract negotiations covering 16K wireline employees in East, West regions

AT&Tand the Communications Workers of America recently began negotiating new contracts covering over 16,000 employees in three of the telco's states.

Verizon's Pennsylvania network conditions could face PUC investigation

Verizon is facing heat about its copper-based wireline network in Pennsylvania as the state's Public Utility Commission gets ready to hold hearings about alleged unsafe conditions.

CWA to oppose Altice-Cablevision deal in NYC regulatory hearings

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) said it will testify against the planned merger of Europe's Altice NV and Cablevision at upcoming hearings by New York's state Public Service Commission (PSC).

AFL-CIO weighs in on T-Mobile's labor disputes

The AFL-CIO weighed in on T-Mobile's disputes over working conditions, urging the carrier to change its policies regarding confidentiality agreements for internal investigations and to inform employees of their rights as potential whistleblowers.

Frontier, CWA protest $72M West Virginia middle mile network proposal

Frontier Communications and the CWA are opposing new legislation to develop a $72 million, 2,500-mile network serving West Virginia, one of the telco's largest states.

Cablevision: Fired part-time employee wasn't so 'exceptional'

Cablevision has fired back against the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming the MSO had a right to fire a part-time worker the labor groups are currently defending.

FairPoint's quality of service settlement gets Vermont's approval

FairPoint's proposed agreement with the Vermont Department of Public Service has been approved by the state's Public Service Board, closing the service quality investigation that began last December in the midst of a strike by its union workers.

CWA opposes Altice's Cablevision deal, says it will downsize and outsource

The Communications Workers of America, which represents 300 Cablevision employees, has filed an official objection with the FCC to Altice's planned $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, citing concerns that the company's sizable debt from the deal will require it to downsize and outsource much of the work.

AT&T and CWA finalize new labor contract, closing out months of negotiations

AT&T and wireline employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to finalize a four-year contract with AT&T Southeast wireline operations, overcoming a key hurdle in operating its wireline business.

Verizon's Shammo says ongoing union negotiations are hindering wireline cost savings

A high level Verizon executive sees the contract negotiations currently taking place with its union wireline workforce as an important element that is driving higher costs in its wireline business.