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AT&T up against possible wireline union strike

AT&T (NYSE: T) may be facing one of its largest strikes in recent history if it can't reach an agreement for a new contract with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) by this weekend.

AT&T facing possible wireline worker walkout

About 40,000 Communications Workers of America union employees of AT&T (NYSE: T) could hit the picket lines Sunday after voting this weekend to authorize a strike if no agreement on a new

Frontier completes 14-state conversion of Verizon's rural lines

Frontier (Nasdaq: FTR) has closed a major chapter in the rural lines it acquired from Verizon in July 2010 with all of the wireline systems in 14 states now converted over to its own legacy systems.

FairPoint's voluntary retirement, layoffs reduce costs by $6.6M

FairPoint Communications' (Nasdaq: FRP) recent move to offer voluntary retirement to its union workers and another round of layoff has enabled it to take $6.6 million in costs out of its annual

AT&T Mobility, CWA strike tentative labor deal

AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) and the Communications Workers of America said they reached a tentative labor agreement covering thousands of workers in five states. The CWA said that the deal covers

AT&T, CWA negotiating contract with wireless workers, continues wireline union talks

AT&T (NYSE: T) is working out the details of a new labor contract with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), one that represents over 9,000 of its wireless employees in CWA District 6. CWA

Dolan to Cablevision employees: Give management chance 'to show you that it does care'

Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) CEO Jim Dolan is taking a more hands on role in the company's cable operations, following the exit late last year of lieutenants Tom Rutledge and John Bickham. Dolan, who has

AT&T's wireline voice declines drive more job cuts in Connecticut

Eroding voices service revenues are forcing AT&T (NYSE: T) to let go another 150 employees in its Connecticut market. "We are eliminating some positions due to reduced workload in our shrinking

CWA attempts to unionize Cablevision employees

The Communications Workers of America is attempting to unionize technicians at Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), and has enlisted New York City politicians, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other activists to draw

Verizon fires 40 union workers for misconduct during August strike

Four months after Verizon (NYSE: VZ) accused employees on a labor strike of blocking access to its facilities, damaging property and threatening violence, the company has fired 40 employees for