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Verizon Strike

Matt Sledge

Verizon Declares Post-Hurricane Irene Emergency In New York After All | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

The union says it's because of public pressure. The phone giant says it's a "fairly standard" move done because the "timing was right." Whatever the r...

Keeping Labor in Labor Day

Brad Lander | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York
Brad Lander

Labor Day is a time to be with family and enjoy the end of summer (and maybe spend time stuck in traffic). But I will be doing one more thing on Labor Day this year -- thinking about workers and the state of unions in our country.

Huge Verizon Strike Sends Weekly Jobless Claims Up

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Associated Press)— Thousands of Verizon workers on strike pushed the number of people seeking unemployment benefits last week to its hig...

Verizon Workers Will End Strike Without A Deal

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Thousands of striking Verizon workers will return to work starting Monday night, though their contract dispute isn't over yet. Both the c...

Verizon Strike: Workers Protest At CEO's Home

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

MENDHAM, N.J. -- Hundreds of striking Verizon workers held a candlelight vigil outside their CEO's mansion Thursday, hoping to draw a stark contrast b...

Verizon To Strikers: We Will Suspend Benefits At End Of Month

Bloomberg | Devin Banerjee | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) told 45,000 striking workers that it will suspend certain benefits at the end of the month if they haven’t returned...

Verizon Enlists FBI To Investigate Alleged Sabotage Since Strike

AP | By DAVID PORTER | Posted 10.12.2011 | Business

NEWARK, N.J. -- Talks continued between Verizon and striking workers Thursday as the company enlisted the help of the FBI to look into alleged inciden...

Lila Shapiro

Workers Put Verizon On Hold: Portray Strike As Defense Of Middle Class Jobs | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Outside Verizon corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan, a group of more than 40 union employees gathered wearing red shirts and plac...

45,000 Verizon Workers On Strike Over Contract

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 10.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stalled contract negotiations led thousands of workers in Verizon Communication Inc.'s wireline division to go on strike Sunday, pote...