Tag Archives: CWA

T-Mobile targeted by CWA complaint for allegedly creating a company-controlled union

There’s been a longstanding brouhaha involving T-Mobile and unions, with groups like the Communications Workers of America trying to help T-Mobile employees to unionize. The latest chapter in this story sees the CWA alleging that T-Mo is using an illegal strategy to diminish employee support for a union. The Communication Workers of America recently complained to the National Labor Relations Board that T-Mobile is trying to prevent the formation of an independent union by creating one … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom being pressured to investigate T-Mobile US treatment of workers

According to a new report, T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom is feeling heat to address working conditions at T-Mo. Sources speaking to Reuters say that a pair of “major investors” in Deutsche Telekom are concerned with the way that T-Mobile US employees are being treated. Additionally, lawmakers in both Washington D.C. and Berlin want the German government to ensure that DT addresses these worker issues. The … [read full article]

U.S. labor board rules T-Mobile policies are illegal

According to a number of reports yesterday, T-Mobile has been found guilty of violating some U.S. labor laws. According to the Labor Board, T-Mobile’s policies illegally restrict employees from organizing and discussing workplace issues like wages. As reported by Reuters: NLRB Judge Christine Dibble said in an order on Wednesday that several provisions in T-Mobile’s employee handbook, code of conduct, confidentiality agreement and form asking employee’s to comply with unlawful work rules … [read full article]

FCC May Approve T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger Without Full Vote

According to a Communication Workers of America Union attorney, the Federal Communications Commission will approve the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger without holding a vote. Monica Desai, attorney for the CWA says the deal will be approved “at the bureau level instead of the commission level.” David Kuat, analyst for Stifel Nicolaus & Co., says this development, if true is a positive signal for the deals prospects. “I assume it’s good” for the deal’s prospects and … [read full article]

US Labor Department Says T-Mobile USA Moved Jobs Overseas As It Closed Call-Centers

The U.S. Labor Department recently discovered that T-Mobile USA moved jobs overseas after it closed local call-centers amid layoffs of U.S. employees. A Bloomberg report says that the Labor Department findings contradict the company’s claim and provides for workers to apply for government help. “The workers’ firm has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services supplied by the workers which contributed importantly to worker group separations at … [read full article]

Revisiting The Communication Workers Of America Claim Of 100,000 New Jobs From T-Mobile, AT&T Deal

Earlier today we ran a story regarding the Communication Workers of America union claim that the AT&T, T-Mobile “merger” would create 100,000 jobs. Now we’re compelled to revisit that story thanks to Karl Bode from DSLReports who pretty much turned the words of the CWA upside down and inside out. Most of us recognize that the CWA has an ulterior motive as they see the potential for thousands and thousands of … [read full article]

CWA Union Says 100,000 New Jobs Will Be Created By AT&T, T-Mobile Deal

According to a Communication Workers of American Union analysis, the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile will create more than 100,000 jobs in the United States. The CWA analysis was able to conclude that 96,000 additional jobs would be created along with the 5,000 outsourced customer service jobs AT&T has promised to bring back stateside. The CWA went a step further by scolding opponents of the deal and stating that their concerns … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds To Planned Occupy Wall Street Protest March

T-Mobile has responded with a brief statement to todays news regarding an Occupy Wall Street protest planned for a T-Mobile store in New York City that was set for 12:30pm. As it stands, we haven’t heard anything or seen any imagery that tells us the march itself actually took place. From my experience with TmoNews and over three years of constant conversations with T-Mobile employees they tend to be some of the … [read full article]

“Occupy” Protesters And Communication Workers To March On New York T-Mobile Store

According to an early morning press release, hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protestors and members of the Communication Workers of America will march on a local T-Mobile store to show they are the 99%. Apparently there are some upset feelings toward T-Mobile’s alleged “anti-worker and union busting tactics,” according to the morning press release. The hope that is that hundreds of CWA members and “Occupy Wall Street” protestors will take part in the … [read full article]