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AT&T to inject $9.5B into its pension plan

AT&T on Friday announced a plan to direct a $9.5 billion stake of its wireless business to their pension trust that provides benefits for 360,000 of its retired employees.

CenturyLink employees working 'day-to-day'

About 13,000 unionized CenturyLink workers in 13 states are working "day-to-day" after the carrier and the CWA District 7 failed to agree on a new deal as the four-year contract expired Saturday.

CenturyLink union workers authorize possible strike

CenturyLink's 12,000 employees in 13 states represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union on Monday announced they would strike if they could not come to terms with the telco on a new labor contract.

Verizon and two wireline unions reach tentative accord

Verizon has reached tentative three-year contract agreements with its two primary wireline unions--the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

Verizon reaches deals with IBEW, CWA wireline workers' unions

Verizon has reached tentative three-year contract agreements with its two primary wireline unions--the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America--ending months of acrimony, saber rattling and the intervention of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

AT&T, CWA ratify agreements for Midwest wireline employees

AT&T gained a regional reprieve with its wireline workforce on Friday as the Communications Workers of America union voted to ratify a three-year contract covering the telco's Midwest region and AT&T Corp.

AT&T wireline union workers in East, West regions go on strike

AT&T wireline workers on the East and West Coast represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union began a strike on Tuesday.

AT&T, CWA temporarily extend core wireline contract in Southeast region

AT&T and the CWA on Saturday were not able to finalize a new core wireline contract for the Southeast region by the 11:59 p.m. EDT deadline, but the telco and the union did agree to a five-day contract extension.

Verizon unions threaten walkout

Unions representing Verizon technicians say they may stage a walkout as soon as Aug. 10, unless they make more progress on contract negotiations with the company.

Verizon walkout looms if mediation fails; mediator says 'significant key issues' remain

A walkout by Verizon's 45,000 CWA and IBEW workers this week is a distinct possibility, according to statements by union officials and mediators, because negotiations for a new contract since last year's strike have gone nowhere.