We have been chronicling (anecdotally) the Qwest layoffs for the past few months, and now the company has disclosed a cumulative number: 1,200 jobs, or 3 percent of its workforce. Based on our conversations with Qwest employees, that number seems awfully low.
This contract should certainly last long enough for Verizon to acquire Qwest and move the headquarters to New York City. Sigh.
Qwest’s union workers have rejected the contract offer made by the telecom company in August. Back to the negotiating table.
The Qwest layoff rumors are reaching a fevered pitch. Anyone have the details?
Qwest has avoided a potential public relations disaster at the Democratic National Convention (and the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis) by reaching a contract agreement this morning with its largest union, the CWA.
Former Qwest EVP of Marketing and Communications Laura Sankey has been named Senior VP of Marketing and Sales for the NFL’s Green Bay Packers.
Comcast, Qwest and Dish Network are among the companies enshrined in this year’s Zogby-MSN Customer Service Hall of Shame.