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T-Mobile Workers Protest Gag Order on Sex Harassment

December 2, 2015
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Almost one-third of T-Mobile’s more than 45,000 U.S. workers have signed a petition urging the company “to stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment.

The campaign began after Angela Agganis, who worked at a T-Mobile call center in Maine, complained that her boss was harassing her, and was asked to sign a confidentiality agreement that stated she could be fired for talking about the details of her case. Representatives from the Communications Workers of America and the National Employment Law Project delivered the petition to the company’s American headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., on Nov. 18.

We wireless workers have to stick together and fight back attempts to pit us against each other in a race to the bottom,” said Kimberly Anderson, an AT&T Mobility worker who joined a rally there. “Whatever happens at T-Mobile concerns everyone working in wireless. Read more

December 2, 2015

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