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Union: AT&T's T-Mobile buy would create 100,000 jobs

The Communications Workers of America once again defends the deal, chalking up opponents' concerns about lost jobs to "sloppy research."

By Nov. 8, 2011


Verizon may suspend health benefits for strikers

The company is threatening to suspend health insurance and medical benefits on August 31 for workers still on strike. Workers can get alternative coverage through COBRA.

By Aug. 16, 2011


FCC extends review process for Verizon-cable deal

The Federal Communications Commission extends the 180-day review period by 21 days for Verizon's spectrum and cross-selling deal with the cable providers, but didn't "stop the clock."

By May. 1, 2012


Verizon strike gets nasty

The company is seeking injunctions in five states to limit demonstrations as the work stoppage continues. The union claims strikers have been hit by vehicles driven by replacement workers and managers.

By Aug. 11, 2011


Qwest's union workers authorize strike

Workers at phone company Qwest Communications authorized a strike if its union can't negotiate a suitable deal with the company.

By Aug. 11, 2008


Why the Verizon and T-Mobile spectrum deal could still fall apart

There's lots for regulators to love about Verizon's plans to swap spectrum with T-Mobile. But could the co-marketing piece of Verizon's cable spectrum deal threaten to derail Verizon's big plans?

By Jun. 25, 2012


U.S. lags other nations in Internet speed

Average download speed in U.S. is slower than that in 27 other countries, says report from the Communications Workers of America. South Korea lands top spot with fastest Internet speeds.

By Aug. 25, 2009


Verizon strikers organizing through Facebook

Workers have set up Facebook pages pointing out the names of companies and workers who have crossed the picket lines, an apparent first for a strike of this size.

By Aug. 11, 2011


Study shows U.S. broadband speeds continue to lag

A large labor union has published a study showing that broadband speeds haven't changed much in the past year, with the U.S. still behind other countries.

By Aug. 13, 2008


Verizon workers to join Occupy Wall Street protest

Verizon workers and members of the Communications Workers of America Union will join the Occupy Wall Street protest on Friday.

By Oct. 20, 2011