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Comcast dismisses new 'special interest group,' touts supporters

Responding to the announcement Wednesday of a new coalition made up of consumer activist groups, labor unions, rival pay-TV operators and other entities that don't support its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast downplayed the formation of "Stop Mega Comcast."

FairPoint, northern New England unions come to impasse over contract proposals

FairPoint and workers represented by its northern New England labor unions International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have failed to come to an agreement after the previously collective bargaining agreements expired three weeks ago.

Frontier workers in West Virginia rally for new contract

Frontier Communications employees in West Virginia are stepping up efforts for their voices to be heard as the carrier negotiates with the Communications Workers of America on a new contract that would affect about 1,600 Frontier workers in the state.

AT&T, CWA West ratify new wireline union agreement

AT&T's Western division has ratified a four-year agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 9 covering more than 17,000 wireline employees in California and Nevada.

AT&T, Verizon, others progress with CWA, IBEW union negotiations

It has been a busy year for the major U.S. telcos--AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink--and their wireline union workers. Two of the main unions, including the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), that represent wireline employees are either in the midst of negotiating new contracts or have finalized deals.

The battle for union contracts: AT&T, Hawaiian Telcom, others hash out wireline benefits

As the major telcos migrate toward IP-based services and their legacy wireline voice service revenues decline, it has cut into revenues that would be used to pay for union health and retirement benefits--leading to sometimes-acrimonious negotiations between the two sides. Where do carriers and wireline unions stand in the latest contract negotiations? (Image source: CWA)

AT&T West, CWA reach tentative agreement

AT&T's Western division has reached a tentative deal with the Communications Workers of America District 9. The four-year agreement, which covers more than 17,000 wireline employees in California and Nevada, will be submitted to CWA members to be voted on in the next few days.

AT&T Southwest, CWA go back to wireline workers with new contract agreement

AT&T Southwest has reached a new tentative contract agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 6 affecting its wireline workers, days after negotiations resumed in the wake of a previous tentative offer being rejected by District 6 membership.

CWA refuses AT&T Southwest's latest 4-year contract offer

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.

AT&T, CWA Southwest reach tentative agreement

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.