Labor

The people who work in the communications industries.

Chairman Pai Remarks at Opening of OneWeb Satellites' Facility in FL

Thank you to OneWeb Satellites for inviting me to the opening of the world’s first facility to manufacture satellites using industrial-scale mass production techniques. I’m particularly pleased to be here this morning because the Federal Communica

U.S. newsroom employment has dropped a quarter since 2008, with greatest decline at newspapers

Newsroom employment across the US continues to decline, driven primarily by job losses at newspapers.

Journalism Job Cuts Haven’t Been This Bad Since the Recession

The news business is on pace for its worst job losses in a decade as about 3,000 people have been laid off or been offered buyouts in the first five months of 2019. The cuts have been widespread.

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout

AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division. AT&T declared more than 1,800 jobs nationwide as "surplus," meaning they are slated to be eliminated in Aug or Sept, said the Communications Workers

Reps Walberg, Clarke Introduce the TOWER Infrastructure Deployment Act

Reps Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY) introduced the TOWER Infrastructure Deployment Act (HR 3255), bipartisan legislation to help close the workforce shortage in the telecommunications industry.

FCC Will Renew Charter of Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment

The Federal Communications Commission is renewing the charter of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment for a two-year period. The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the FCC on how to empower disadvantaged

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:00

The agenda at this meeting will feature a report from each of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) Working Groups. Each of the Working Groups will report on their work under the current ACDDE charter, which expires July 5, 2019.



Broadband Speed and Unemployment Rates: Data and Measurement Issues

We examine the effects of broadband speed on county unemployment rates in Tennessee.

The Rewards of Municipal Broadband: An Econometric Analysis of the Labor Market

The first statistical evidence on the effects on labor market outcomes of municipal broadband systems.

AT&T promised 7,000 new jobs to get tax break—it cut 23,000 jobs instead

AT&T has cut more than 23,000 jobs since receiving a big tax cut at the end of 2017, despite lobbying heavily for the tax cut by claiming that it would create thousands of jobs.