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T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015


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 June 25, 2012


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


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 November 8, 2011


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 October 20, 2011


Verizon workers soon to be back on duty

Verizon Communications says striking workers will be back on the job August 22, temporarily working under the terms of their old contract while a new one is hammered out.

By August 20, 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 August 16, 2011


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 August 11, 2011


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 August 11, 2011


AT&T: Support growing for T-Mobile merger

The carrier says that major groups including the AFL-CIO and NAACP, along with 15 state governors, are giving a thumbs-up to its proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA.

By June 3, 2011