AirTouch, AllTel get 'D's on diversity report card

Silva, Jeffrey
September 1998
RCR;09/21/98, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that AllTel Corp. and AirTouch Communications Inc. received a D rating from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on the participation of African-Americans. Reference to calls from NAACP President Kweisi Mfume for a boycott of the two companies; What African Americans spend annually for telephone services; Percentage of AirTouch's employees that are African-American; Information on discrimination in the labor market.


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