AT&T Contract Talks With Union Continue
The Communications Workers of America have agreed to continue working under the terms of their old contract, which expired Saturday night, as the union and AT&T continue to hash out details of a new contract. The CDW covers about 90,000 AT&T employees and has authorized a strike against AT&T should contract negotiations break down. At issue are health care costs for employees and job security.
Boost Mobile Debuts the Huawei Union
Boost Mobile today announced a trio of inexpensive handsets, including the Huawei Union. The Union has a 4.5-inch screen, 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage.
Verizon Trims Store Employees
Verizon Wireless this week let go of an unspecified number of store-based employees around the country. Tim Dubnau, a union representative with the Communications Workers of America, placed the job cuts in the "hundreds or even thousands," but Verizon spokesperson Kin Ancin called that estimate "an exaggeration." According to Dubnau, Verizon combined the previously separate roles of inventory stocker and customer service specialist into one, which is how it trimmed store-based headcount.
Sprint Brings Back Two-Year Contracts - With A Catch
Sprint has reversed its position on contracts and starting today began offering them again as an option to customers purchasing new equipment. Sprint customers can pay full price for phones, lease them, break payments up over time, or sign a two-year contract to purchase phones at subsidized prices.
Big Tech Firms Settle Wage Suit Terms
Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe have agreed to new payout terms to settle a lawsuit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley. In 2011, former workers alleged the companies conspired to not poach one another's employees in order to avoid a salary war.
I say fire them all and outsource the jobs to India!
You are not in a position where you make decisions and influence the actions of other...
But oh well. Logic isn't called for at times like...
Ronald Reagan STYLE!
And if experience had zero value.
And if training time for new employees was zero.
And if there were no reputation or morale penalty associated with being a dick just...
Well guess what you are 300% wrong. None of the workers want to go on strike! Take it from me, I was there. I support the workers and if they strike I am happy to stan...