T-Mobile Sprint Facts

The proposed Merger Between T-Mobile and Sprint is bad news for workers and consumers

The merger would result in the loss of 30,000 jobs across the United States and combine two companies with a long history of labor and employment law violations. It's also likely to lead to higher prices for T-Mobile and Sprint customers.

T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Retail Job Loss Map

T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Estimated Retail Job Loss

A statement from CWA in response to news that several FCC Commissioners have voiced support for the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger after the companies announced a series of new commitments and conditions.
In a reply brief filed on Friday with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 demonstrates that the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger is “not in the public interest and cannot lawfully be approved as structured” and calls on the CPUC to “deny the proposed merger as currently structured.”

Recent News

The Communications Workers of America filed an ex parte summary of an April 11 meeting with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and FCC staffer Umair Javed about the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. As CWA staff and attorneys explained in their presentation, summarized here, the merger as presently constructed remains anti-competitive, harmful to workers, and against the public interest.
The Communications Workers of America today announced that it had filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission assessing February 21 and March 6 filings submitted by T-Mobile and Sprint on behalf of their proposed merger.
In states across the country, lawmakers, Attorneys General, regulators, and community leaders are expressing concern about the effects of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.