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CWA Petitions Maryland Public Service Commission to Investigate Verizon Service Quality

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today filed a letter with the Maryland Public Service Commission calling on the PSC to re-open an investigation into Verizon's quality of service on its copper network, which is the primary network serving much of the state, including Baltimore. Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders stands with Verizon workers for a fair contract

Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stands with CWA members in New York City, calls on Verizon to build-out its FiOS services, and slams Verizon for its corporate greed. Read More »

CWA petitions PA Public Utility Commission to investigate, fine Verizon for dangerous conditions

Verizonís systemic neglect of telephone infrastructure leads to broken poles, sagging cables, ungrounded conduit, and abandoned equipment that pose hazards to public safety. Read More »

Digital reporter speaks out on why she unionized

In new video, Guardian US reporter explains why her digital newsroom joined the NewsGuild-CWA Read More »

Consumers, elected officials, union members call on Verizon to stop stalling at NYC Council hearing

Pressure grows on Verizon as NYC Council examines Verizonís broken promise to build-out high-speed FiOS network. Read More »

Al Jazeera America digital journalists vote overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild of NY

Management contests rights of nine journalists to join union; NewsGuild vows to defend them. Read More »

CWA, AFL-CIO to FCC: Lifeline program must include broadband services

The joint Reply Comments support the FCC's proposal to update the Lifeline program and offer specific recommendations to promote the affordability of broadband services for low-income families. Read More »

Broad range of groups support Lifeline for broadband

A broad range of groups supported modernization of the Lifeline low-income subsidy program in comments filed in response to the Federal Communications Commissionís (FCC) proposal to update the Lifeline program to include broadband. Modernizing the program, the groups agreed, would help achieve the programís goal of delivering modern communications services to low-income families, allowing full participation in 21st century life. Read More »

CWA, AFL-CIO: Modernize Lifeline to include broadband

In joint comments to the FCC, CWA and the AFL-CIO supported the Commission's proposal to update the Lifeline program to include broadband and promote the affordability of broadband services to low-income families. Read More »

Elected officials, communities blast Verizon for failing FiOS buildout

In public hearings convened by the New York Public Service Commission across the state, elected officials and community leaders sent a clear message: Verizon is leaving our communities behind. Read More »

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