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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.

Verizon blasts CWA copper network claims, calling them a labor negotiation tactic

Verizon says that the Communications Workers of America union's claims that the telco is abandoning its copper networks in various states is just a labor negotiation tactic.

Verizon transfers group of Falls Church, Va. copper customers to fiber

Verizon has transitioned customers in its Falls Church, Va., market from copper to fiber, marking another step forward in its goal to retire more of its aging wireline facilities.

CWA accuses Alcatel-Lucent of stealing Lucent retirees' health care funds

The Communications Workers of America union has filed a request with the U.S. District Court in New Jersey to get a temporary restraining order against Alcatel-Lucent over claims that the French company plans to use money for retirees' health care to cover its own pension funding obligations.

Verizon faces more fire from Pittsburgh mayor over FiOS build

Verizon maintains that it won't build out FiOS to any new communities, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says the telco has not met the goals of the agreement it signed with the city six years ago.

Verizon gets call from Bernie Sanders to reach agreement with CWA union

Verizon is facing yet another call to come to an agreement with the Communications Workers of America from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Verizon says it has invested $22.2B in New York, encourages regulatory reforms

Following a study made by New York Public Service Commission about the state of telecommunications, Verizon has asked the regulator to implement a series of reforms that it says will promote innovation and investment.

CWA asks Pennsylvania PUC to investigate Verizon's outside plant infrastructure

The Communications Workers of America has waged another attack on Verizon as the union has petitioned the Pennsylvania Utility Commission to investigate what it claims are unsafe conditions at a number of the telco's outside plant facilities.