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PA AFL-CIO Reports What’s on the line with T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

T-Mobile & Sprint Facts: Fewer Jobs, Higher PricesThe Pennsylvania AFL-CIO reports on the consequences of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger and includes CWA's role in opposing the merger as it currently stands:

Communications Workers of America (CWA) is opposed to the merger as it currently stands.  The union is calling on regulators to oppose the merger unless commitments to protect jobs and consumers are made, workers’ rights are respected, and public interest benefits are verifiable and enforceable.  CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney stated, “For us, this is about jobs and the commitment these companies have made to the community and their employees.  This deal leads to higher prices for consumers, job losses, and accelerates the off-shoring of jobs, while corporations walk away with record profits.   This just a bad, bad, bad deal.

Read the full report here.