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September 13, 1994 | From Associated Press
Federal labor officials on Monday accused Sprint Corp. of illegally shutting down a Spanish-language telemarketing company to thwart union organizing by its 235 employees. Sprint denied the accusation and said its sole reason for the shutdown, eight days before a scheduled union election, was that the San Francisco subsidiary was a money loser.
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September 13, 1994 | From Associated Press
Federal labor officials on Monday accused Sprint Corp. of illegally shutting down a Spanish-language telemarketing company to thwart union organizing by its 235 employees. Sprint denied the accusation and said its sole reason for the shutdown, eight days before a scheduled union election, was that the San Francisco subsidiary was a money loser.
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September 10, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Labor Board Charges Sprint: The National Labor Relations Board will fine the long-distance company for the alleged illegal firing of 235 Latino workers who were seeking to form a union, the telephone workers union said. The Communications Workers of America said the board recommended a federal court injunction be sought to reinstate the workers. The union said the workers, all employees at Sprint Corp.'
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December 31, 1996
Sprint Corp. must rehire and pay back wages and benefits to employees of a telemarketing operation closed more than two years ago during a union organizing drive, the government says. In a ruling last week, the National Labor Relations Board found Sprint and its San Francisco subsidiary intimidated pro-union employees and faked a letter to make it seem the office was being closed for business reasons. Sprint filed an appeal Monday with the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.
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August 29, 1995 | ANNA HAMILTON PHELAN, Anna Hamilton Phelan is a screenwriter ("Mask," "Gorillas in the Mist") and a member of the Writers Guild of America, West
Ana Hernandez immigrated legally to the United States from El Salvador, seeking the opportunity to make a decent living. She got a telemarketing job at a Sprint Corp. subsidiary in San Francisco called La Conexion Familiar (the Family Connection), selling long-distance service to the Spanish-speaking community, a lucrative sector of the industry.
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