The labor market impact of the proposed Sprint/T-Mobile merger

Date: December 17, 2018

Press release

Sprint and T-Mobile have announced plans to merge, which would significantly increase concentration in the wireless industry—reducing the number of major wireless carriers from four to three, increasing prices for consumers, and lowering wages for workers. On Monday, December 17 at 12:30 p.m. ET, join the Economic Policy Institute and the Roosevelt Institute for a discussion of groundbreaking new research quantifying the impact of the proposed merger on the wages of retail workers in the wireless industry.

This event is free and open to the public, and lunch will be provided. Your RSVP will help us prepare.

This event will be livestreamed.

When: Monday, December 17
12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Eastern

Who: Welcome remarks by Thea Lee, President, Economic Policy Institute

Panel discussion featuring:

  • Marshall Steinbaum, Research Director and Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
  • Maurice Stucke, Of counsel, The Konkurrenz Group and Professor of Law, University of Tennessee
  • Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy, EPI
  • A T-Mobile United/CWA Activist

Where: The Economic Policy Institute
1225 I Street NW, Sixth floor
Washington, DC 20005

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