Oakland Pols Back Union's Recruiting Bid
- Comcast Wins Big In Pa. Union Balloting. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p2
Reports on the decertification of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) organized in Comcast Corp. business units in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in November 2003. Results of the election regarding the issue; Number of Pittsburgh Comcast workers in the CWA; Efforts of the company to improve...
- Board Wants Oakland Answers. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;4/24/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p55
Reports on the criticism of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to the city of Oakland, California over its approval of a local ordinance that compels Comcast Corp. to accept eased rules for union organizing in 2006. Conflict of the local ordinance with the federal labor law...
- Labor in the South. // New Republic;9/9/57, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p4
Focuses on the approval of ordinances applied to labor unions in some states in the U.S. Cost of organizing a labor union in Baxley, Georgia; License fee of unions in Carrollton; Enactment of an ordinance in Arkansas.
- Characteristics of cities that pass living wage ordinances: Are certain conditions more conducive than others? Levin-Waldman, Oren M. // Journal of Socio-Economics;Dec2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p2201
Abstract: Cities that have passed living wage ordinances often do so because of the strong political appeal of local living wage campaigns as a response to the declining value of the minimum wage, the outsourcing of municipal services, and rising income inequality. These campaigns generally...
- CWU to provide diversity training for its reps. // Personnel Today;11/26/2002, p7
Reports that the Great Britain-based Communication Workers Union will make equality and diversity training a condition of becoming the Union representative. Estimated budget of the Union for training its representatives; Advantages of training the representatives; Increase in the knowledge of...
- CWA Loses Vote in Spokane. // Multichannel News;5/19/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p16
The article reports that Comcast Corp. employees in Communications Workers of America Local 7918 voted to leave the union on May 9, 2003. In Pittsburgh, the CWA is conducting a public-relations campaign, trying to gain an edge with Comcast in contract talks.
- Do unions have future in New Economy? Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;08/28/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p3
Speculates on the future of efforts to unionize employees of wireless telecommunication companies in the United States.
- Japan: Caught in the middle on 3G. Luna, Lynnette // RCR;09/21/98, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p1
Reports that the standards body of Japan, the Association of Radio Businesses (ARIB), has concluded that both W-CDMA, based on the GSM platform, and cdma2000 third-generation proposals are valid proposals of the International Mobile Telecommunications-2000. Agreement between the ARIB and the...
- Organized labor is looking to wireless industry to regain clout. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;9/9/96, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p15
Reports that organized labor plans to make inroads in the wireless telecommunications industry as part of a broad makeover to regain political clout. Major priority of the Communication Workers of America (CWA); CWA's charges against Bell Atlantic Nynex; Comeback of the American Federation of...