AT&T Southwest on Wednesday suffered another setback on the wireline union negotiation front as the Communications Workers of America District 6 failed to ratify a new four-year labor contract.
Cablevision sued the Communications Workers of America, alleging the union has "engaged in an unlawful campaign to discredit and libel Cablevision and its business."
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America District 6 recently came to a tentative agreement with wireline workers in the telco's Southwest territory.
Hawaiian Telcom on Friday overcame a long battle with its union employees, who voted to ratify a five-year collective bargaining agreement.
Cablevision is demanding that the Communications Workers of America halt a phone campaign in which it is telling subscribers who lost service after Hurricane Sandy that they need to call the MSO to request refunds.
AT&T on Friday hammered out a tentative labor agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 3 in ongoing contract negotiations with wireline workers in its Southeast territory.
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.
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'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 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).