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Verizon's CWA, IBEW wireline workers may strike on Wednesday

Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have threatened to go on strike Wednesday if the two sides can't come to an agreement.

AT&T, CWA to continue negotiating after West, East wireline contracts expire

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America could not reach an agreement by the Saturday midnight expiration of their West Region wireline contract, but the two sides said they will continue to negotiate a new contract.

Verizon overcharged New York POTS voice customers, says consumer advocacy group

Verizon has been for overcharging New York POTS voice customers $1,000 to $1,500 each, claims the New Networks Institute.

Lawmakers plead with Verizon to resolve labor issue with wireline workforce

A group of 20 U.S. senators have asked Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam to resolve its dispute with wireline union workers.

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.