AT&T Promises To Bring Back Call Center Jobs
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
NPR's business news starts with AT&T's jobs pledge.
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INSKEEP: The big phone company is trying to convince regulators to approve its $93 billion deal to merge with T-Mobile. Regulators and lawmakers have worried the merger would mean job losses. So AT&T is promising to bring back 5,000 call center jobs that are now overseas.
AT&T has also said it would retain call center employees who already work for both companies in the United States.
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