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10 Suggested Ways T-Mobile Can Further Punish Pro-Union Employees

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On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board consolidated several complaints against T-Mobile for alleged anti-union practices, which will lead to a nationwide ruling several months down the road. Among the accusations of illegal behavior made by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) against the company are employee intimidation and interrogation and strong opposition to union organizing activities. 

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What We’re Reading Today: Wednesday News Roundup

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Here are some headlines from the working families news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Sutter Nurses, Sports Broadcasters and More Join AFL-CIO Unions

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Nurses at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center’s Pacific campus in San Francisco officially had their voices heard—and recognized—when the National Labor Relations Board certified their December vote to join California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU).

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NABET-CWA Members Bring Olympics Home

NABET-CWA members Rick Fox and Dan Marinelli are ready to cover the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

During NBC Sports’ coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games, more than 100 NABET-CWA members are working behind the scenes in Sochi, Russia, to bring home all of the action to viewers in the United States.

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Public Employees Are Leading the Way on Making Government Work Better

Public Employees Are Leading the Way on Making Government Work Better

Despite being one of the most frequently cited boogeymen of right-wing extremists and the target of bipartisan policies that cut their pay and benefits, government employees are very frequently part of the solution and are leading the way in innovating on new and better ways to work with management and improve services and costs.

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Something Cool is Happening at T-Mobile Memphis Store and It’s Not a New Data Plan

Last week students from the University of Memphis Progressive Student Alliance, USAS Local 68, courageously took over a local T-Mobile store to deliver a holiday message to the company. Watch these brave students as they face down the vicious management reaction and peacefully deliver their holiday message.

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Deutsche Telekom Workers Face Daily Threats, Bullying and Aggression

Deutsche Telekom Workers Face Daily Threats, Bullying and Aggression

In a report released today by ver.di and UNI Global Union, employees at Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile, report working in a high-pressure atmosphere under nearly impossible performance standards. The company's employees in seven countries were surveyed and reported widespread abuse throughout the company. Countries surveyed include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Montenegro, Romania and the United States.

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Give Denver SuperShuttle Drivers a Fair Deal

Give Denver SuperShuttle Drivers a Fair Deal

What international company wants its employees to accept a 30% pay cut? It's Denver SuperShuttle, and that was the last offer made by the company in contract negotiations with its van drivers, members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).  The drivers overwhelming rejected the steep pay cuts, which were so low the workers could have been eligible for food stamps, Medicaid and other public assistance.  In other words, SuperShuttle wanted to let the taxpayers subsidize even bigger profits for the company, all because workers voted to have a union.

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Senate Republicans Slapped Down on Filibusters

Senate Republicans Slapped Down on Filibusters

Senate Democrats fought back today against years of Republican blockades and obstruction of President Barack Obama’s executive branch and judicial nominations by voting to change Senate rules to guarantee an up or down vote on most nominees. Says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka:

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Here’s a Strong Signal for T-Mobile: NLRB Says, You Can’t Get Away with Firing Workers Who Want a Voice on the Job

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T-Mobile US illegally fired and disciplined workers at its Wichita, Kan., call center, and National Labor Relations Board's then-Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon, said the government would prosecute T-Mobile US for violating U.S. labor law. Solomon announced the decision to move against T-Mobile on Nov. 1. 

For the past several years, T-Mobile workers say they have faced an extensive campaign of intimidation and attack on their organizing and bargaining rights

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