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DOL Announces Pact to End Verizon Strike

Published May 27th, 2016 -

The New York Times reports that the Department of Labor has successfully brokered a four-year agreement in principle between Verizon and the unions representing nearly 40,000 striking workers.  The parties are meeting this afternoon to draft language that can be ratified by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood […] More »

 

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The Verizon Strike, The Virtual Picket Line, & The Labor Movement

Published May 4th, 2016 -

36,000 Verizon workers across the Northeastern United States are currently on strike in the largest American work stoppage since 2011.  The workers, represented by the Communication Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, are primarily motivated by concerns about job protection from outsourcing and the creation of well-paying […] More »