Striking Verizon Workers To Return Wednesday; Deal InkedNearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.
Verizon, Unions Reach Deal In Principle For 4-Year ContractStriking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.
Verizon Claims Unusually High Number Of Vandalism Cases Since Workers’ Strike BeganVerizon employees went on strike last week after workers and the company failed to agree on a contract, but now the situation is taking an ugly turn with accusations of sabotage.
Verizon Workers Go On Strike Amid Contract DisputeTens of thousands of Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast have walked off the job after working without a contract since August.
Verizon Employees Set To Strike, Customers Could Be AffectedStrike placards arrived at the Communications Workers of America Local 13500 in Millvale, a sign that a strike is imminent against Verizon in Pittsburgh.
Police Investigating South Side IBEW Break-InPolice have released surveillance video from a break-in at a local union building.Investigators are trying to figure out why the suspect went through all the effort for nothing more than a tablecloth.
Political Science Professor Talks Support For PresidentAt least 50 seats in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall were empty when President Obama took the stage Tuesday to pitch the jobs plan.
Local Verizon Workers Join Nationwide StrikeMore than 12,000 local Verizon workers have joined other union workers in a nationwide strike against Verizon.