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Deutsche Telekom’s twenty-member supervisory board is charged with supervising the management of DT, including its subsidiaries.
A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.
CWA partnered with several other organizations to file an ex parte summary of their August 12 Federal Communications Commission meetings.
The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.
A new must-read piece in The Nation by Michelle Chen highlights the details and implications of the recent Economic Policy Institute and Roosevelt Institute report that found that the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint would reduce retail wireless workers’ wages across the country.
The news that T-Mobile is planning to build five domestic customer experience centers if the proposed merger with Sprint is approved represents an attempt to obscure the fact that the merger would be a substantial net job killer for America, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) said today.
Californians expressed their concerns about the impact of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger at the California Public Utilities Commission’s public participation hearings in Fresno, Los Angeles, and San Diego. State and local consumer, labor, and community organizations explained that the merger would mean lost jobs and reduced wages for California workers, while increasing prices for California consumers, especially low-income consumers.
On January 11, T-Mobile and Sprint submitted a new filing to the New York Public Service Commission, which is reviewing the effects of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger on New York. Contained within the filing is a new jobs-related pledge from the companies. CWA maintains its assessment that the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger, as currently structured, is against the public interest in New York and that the NY PSC should deny the companies’ petition to merge.
The California Public Utilities Commission will hold a series of public hearings on the impact of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger on California, with hearings scheduled for Fresno, Los Angeles, and San Diego.
CWA DISTRICT 9 FILES NEW TESTIMONY TO CPUC SHOWING 3,342 CALIFORNIA JOBS AT RISK WITH PROPOSED MERGER. CONSUMERS WOULD FACE HIGHER PRICES, ESPECIALLY LOW-AND-MODERATE INCOME CALIFORNIANS.
The Communications Workers of America District 1 filed new comments with the New York Public Service Commission calling on the Commission to deny the joint petition of T-Mobile and Sprint to merge and supplementing earlier comments submitted by CWA District 1 in November 2018.