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The News & Observer
City says Durham Police HQ too old, unsafe to fixsaid in an email. “Although a series of renovations have already taken place,
City says Durham Police HQ too old, unsafe to fix
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
said in an email. “Although a series of renovations have already taken place, facade, roofing, elevators, bathrooms, electrical and mechanical systems are all nearing the end of their useful life,” she said. The current headquarters on West... Read more
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Northwest Herald
House Speaker Michael Madigan makes rare appearance in Joliet to address labor leadersmajority remain deadlocked in a 10-month budget impasse. “The governor’s advoc
House Speaker Michael Madigan makes rare appearance in Joliet to address labor leaders
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
majority remain deadlocked in a 10-month budget impasse. “The governor’s advocacy of these nonbudget issues – workers’ compensation, collective bargaining, prevailing wage – in my judgment, runs contrary to the core beliefs of both... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
National news headlines - Saturday April 30she will have to justify the cost and risks of the government's controversial a
National news headlines - Saturday April 30
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
she will have to justify the cost and risks of the government's controversial academy plans when she faces a teachers' union. Kim Johnson, the new president of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) who is himself the head of an... Read more
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NJ.com
Hundreds protest Verizon at union rally in Jersey CityJERSEY CITY — Hundreds of union members gathered at Exchange Place today in sup
Hundreds protest Verizon at union rally in Jersey City
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
JERSEY CITY — Hundreds of union members gathered at Exchange Place today in support of Verizon workers who have been on strike for 17 days in a dispute over wages, outsourcing of jobs and healthcare and pension costs. The rally came one day after... Read more
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Business Wire
Private Warehouses at Port of LA to Anchor Nation’s Largest Solar Feed-in Tariff Projectsold back to LADWP, with 85 to 90 percent of revenues going back to the buildin
Private Warehouses at Port of LA to Anchor Nation’s Largest Solar Feed-in Tariff Project
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
sold back to LADWP, with 85 to 90 percent of revenues going back to the building owner. The project will create 500 new local jobs. PermaCity CEO Jonathan Port announced the groundbreaking solar project at the 10th anniversary of the Los... Read more
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Boston Herald
Verizon probes vandalism spike amid strikea sharp spike in vandalism — including two instances in Massachusetts — that it
Verizon probes vandalism spike amid strike
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a sharp spike in vandalism — including two instances in Massachusetts — that it says has occurred since thousands of union workers went on strike two weeks ago. “These criminals are out there, deliberately damaging our network, they are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Steinberg tops $2 million in campaign for Sacramento mayorto see me continue my public service in one form or another,” he said. Many of
Steinberg tops $2 million in campaign for Sacramento mayor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
to see me continue my public service in one form or another,” he said. Many of Steinberg’s largest donors are statewide unions and political committees. He received $11,000 – the maximum donation by a political committee – from the California... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Miller family searches for justice after trooper-involved shootingshooting “My son was innocent,” Michelle Miller said.The mother of Derianté De
Miller family searches for justice after trooper-involved shooting
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
shooting “My son was innocent,” Michelle Miller said.The mother of Derianté Deon Miller spoke after walking out of local State Highway Patrol headquarters and into the bright, late Thursday afternoon sun following a records request... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Documentary kicks off Workers Memorial Dayaward-winning documentary "A Day's Work" will be shown at the Beck Cultural Exc
Documentary kicks off Workers Memorial Day
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
award-winning documentary "A Day's Work" will be shown at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center tonight to kick off the annual Workers Memorial Day observance that honors Tennessee workers killed on the job. The film tells the true story of Day Davis,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Junior high students try out construction jobs for a daya seventh grader at Ridgeview Junior High. It was all a part of Bloomington's
Junior high students try out construction jobs for a day
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
a seventh grader at Ridgeview Junior High. It was all a part of Bloomington's Construction Career Fair hosted by the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. "They're here with various trades to try it out and hopefully plant... Read more
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Philly.com
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT's backing?Call it an un-endorsement by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The unio
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT's backing?
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Call it an un-endorsement by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The union on April 15 endorsed Montgomery County Commissioners Chairman Josh Shapiro in Tuesday's Democratic primary election for attorney general. On Monday, PFT spokesman... Read more
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The Young Witness
Furious workers walk off the jobELECTRICITY workers walked off the job in the region last Wednesday as part of
Furious workers walk off the job
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
ELECTRICITY workers walked off the job in the region last Wednesday as part of a running battle with Essential Energy. ELECTRICITY workers walked off the job in the region last Wednesday as part of a running battle with Essential Energy. From Young... Read more
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Philly.com
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT?Call it an un-endorsement by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The unio
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT?
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Call it an un-endorsement by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The union on April 15 endorsed Montgomery County Commission Chairman Josh Shapiro in Tuesday's Democratic primary election for attorney general. On Monday, PFT spokesman George... Read more
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New York Magazine
Obama Sends U.S. Troops to Syria, While Republican Candidates Declare War on Trumpand compared Trump’s plan to deport Muslims to Hitler’s treatment of the Jews.
Obama Sends U.S. Troops to Syria, While Republican Candidates Declare War on Trump
New York Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
and compared Trump’s plan to deport Muslims to Hitler’s treatment of the Jews. Charles Koch for VP? [Reuters] Another Union Comes Out in Support of Sanders Another major union has thrown its support behind Bernie Sanders. The head of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
READ: Complete transcript of final presidential debatemga 15 kilometers from the shoreline. Hindi po pwede kayong agawan ng isda doon
READ: Complete transcript of final presidential debate
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
mga 15 kilometers from the shoreline. Hindi po pwede kayong agawan ng isda doon sa mga lugar na yun kaya dapat kausapin ang local government na tulungan talaga kayo. Pero hindi private – hindi po personal aquarium ng mga Intsik ang West Philippine... Read more
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Aljazeera
Parking cars on the edges of Mexico's informal sectorfailed to find a formal job to support his wife and four children, 42-year-old
Parking cars on the edges of Mexico's informal sector
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
failed to find a formal job to support his wife and four children, 42-year-old Leonardo is one of the 57 percent of workers who labour in Mexico's informal economy, according to a 2015 study (PDF) by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Painting illuminates past, present and futureservice between the two cities. Operated from 1903 until 1933, the WB&H offered
Painting illuminates past, present and future
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
service between the two cities. Operated from 1903 until 1933, the WB&H offered a 30-mile network of rail, allowing workers to reach either city within an hour. In the painting, Hazleton’s terminal for the Lehigh Traction Co./WB&H stands... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Obama tells London audience activists must be willing to engage with politicianstrying to figure out how is this problem going to be solved.” Obama began his
Obama tells London audience activists must be willing to engage with politicians
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
trying to figure out how is this problem going to be solved.” Obama began his career as a community organizer working on local initiatives in poor neighborhoods in Chicago. Sometimes, he said, solving a problem means accepting a series of partial... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Labor unions sue state of Michigan over election lawA coalition of labor unions sued the state of Michigan in U.S. District Court i
Labor unions sue state of Michigan over election law
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
A coalition of labor unions sued the state of Michigan in U.S. District Court in Detroit Friday over a law that allows corporations, but not unions, to use payroll deductions for contributions to political action committees. The sweeping law was one... Read more
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MLive.com
New Michigan election law targeted with second lawsuitLANSING, MI -- Union groups are suing over what local leaders have termed the '
New Michigan election law targeted with second lawsuit
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, MI -- Union groups are suing over what local leaders have termed the 'gag order' law, but taking issue with another portion of it that prohibits a payroll deduction for a union's PAC. The law, they say in a filing with the U.S. District... Read more
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Salon.com
“Defining political issue of our time”: NYU grad student union overwhelmingly votes to boycott Israel over violations of Palestinian human rightsin protest of its violation of Palestinian human rights. Exactly two-thirds of
“Defining political issue of our time”: NYU grad student union overwhelmingly votes to boycott Israel over violations of Palestinian human rights
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
in protest of its violation of Palestinian human rights. Exactly two-thirds of voting members of the graduate student union the Graduate Student Organizing Committee, or GSOC-UAW 2110, supported a referendum on Friday that calls for New York... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stamford Hospital electrical work sparks complaintsSTAMFORD — More than 50 unionized electricians gathered outside Stamford Hospit
Stamford Hospital electrical work sparks complaints
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
STAMFORD — More than 50 unionized electricians gathered outside Stamford Hospital Wednesday to complain about what they say are unlicensed laborers performing some of the work on the $450 million project for the new hospital complex. Stamford... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Democrats seek legislative seats in Districts 38, 40in Minot and at Trinity Homes. She was nursing supervisor at Trinity Homes from
Democrats seek legislative seats in Districts 38, 40
Minot Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
in Minot and at Trinity Homes. She was nursing supervisor at Trinity Homes from 1987 to 1993. Richard Rintoul is an electrical worker with more than 40 years of involvement with the electrical union and in working on projects such as coal... Read more
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Philly.com
Sending call-center work overseas is a key issue in Verizon strikecountry is a key bargaining issue in the strike against Verizon, which enters i
Sending call-center work overseas is a key issue in Verizon strike
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
country is a key bargaining issue in the strike against Verizon, which enters its 10th day Friday. Some 37,000 to 39,000 union members from New England to Virginia walked off the job April 13, with job security as a top priority. The last time... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Verizon strike continues; No talks scheduledBUFFALO, N.Y. -- Hundreds of local Verizon workers continue to walk the picket
Verizon strike continues; No talks scheduled
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Hundreds of local Verizon workers continue to walk the picket lines outside locations across Western New York. The previous contract for the union employees expired in August. An official for the local Communications Workers of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Science and Technology's Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17making effective use of innovation, science and technology to create new enterp
Minister Naledi Pandor - Science and Technology's Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
making effective use of innovation, science and technology to create new enterprises and increase the number of knowledge workers. It's against this background that I present the 2016/17 budget of the Department of Science and Technology. The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
LNP join Master Electricians in "save our sparkies" campaignto launch a "save our sparkies" campaign, aimed at stopping the state governmen
LNP join Master Electricians in "save our sparkies" campaign
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
to launch a "save our sparkies" campaign, aimed at stopping the state government's plan to create a state-owned electrical services business. The Palaszczuk Government, which is yet to release the fully formed plan, confirmed it plans... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Chelsea Clinton Campaigns For Mother In WatertownClinton visited Watertown Monday to campaign for her mother, Hillary Clinton.
Chelsea Clinton Campaigns For Mother In Watertown
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 12 days ago
Clinton visited Watertown Monday to campaign for her mother, Hillary Clinton. The former first daughter was at the local International Briotherhood of Electrical Workers union office on Water Street. Clinton outlined her mother's positions... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Verizon, wireline unions continue negotiations, but lock horns on healthcare, outsourcing jobs and pensionsRepresentatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the Intern
Verizon, wireline unions continue negotiations, but lock horns on healthcare, outsourcing jobs and pensions
FierceTelecom / Posted 13 days ago
Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continued to lock horns with Verizon (NYSE: VZ) management in Philadelphia over the wireline workforce's health care,... Read more
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NBC New York
Thousands of Verizon Workers Rally in NYCThousands of striking Verizon workers rallied in New York City Monday morning i
Thousands of Verizon Workers Rally in NYC
NBC New York / Posted 13 days ago
Thousands of striking Verizon workers rallied in New York City Monday morning in a show of force that stretched several blocks. Members of the Communication Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers -- the two unions... Read more
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Boston Globe
On Verizon picket line, a demand for dignitySquare. “But, you know, I walked a picket line for 16 weeks in 1989. I can do t
On Verizon picket line, a demand for dignity
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Square. “But, you know, I walked a picket line for 16 weeks in 1989. I can do this.” Moylan is one of the 36,000 Verizon workers, from Massachusetts to Virginia, who went on strike Wednesday. She started 38 years ago as a telephone operator with... Read more
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Boston Globe
On Verizon picket line, a demand for dignitySquare. “But, you know, I walked a picket line for 16 weeks in 1989. I can do t
On Verizon picket line, a demand for dignity
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Square. “But, you know, I walked a picket line for 16 weeks in 1989. I can do this.” Moylan is one of the 36,000 Verizon workers, from Massachusetts to Virginia, who went on strike Wednesday. She started 38 years ago as a telephone operator with... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Primary foe attracts financial support for challenge to Wasserman Schultzoversight and international trade. Labor backing Canova's campaign has played
Primary foe attracts financial support for challenge to Wasserman Schultz
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
oversight and international trade. Labor backing Canova's campaign has played up support he has received from labor unions, including Friday's endorsement by Transport Workers Union Local 568, which represents cargo and fleet service workers... Read more
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The Borneo Post
E&E – A gateway to Malaysia’s tradeeconomy and livelihood of the people. As a major part of the supply chain in t
E&E – A gateway to Malaysia’s trade
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
economy and livelihood of the people. As a major part of the supply chain in the technology sector, the importance of the electrical and electronics (E&E) sector has grown significantly while its contribution to the economy has grown more... Read more
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Salon.com
Striking Verizon workers hit by company attorney driving a PorscheAccording to one of the unions organizing Verizon workers out on strike this we
Striking Verizon workers hit by company attorney driving a Porsche
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
According to one of the unions organizing Verizon workers out on strike this week, two Verizon employees were struck by the passing luxury sports car of one of the corporation’s attorneys on Thursday. In their newsletter to members, “Report from the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenburgh
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Hartsdaleon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Hartsdale
The Daily Voice - Greenburgh / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yonkers
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Yonkerson Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Yonkers
The Daily Voice - Yonkers / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Cortlandton Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Cortlandt
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Tarrytown
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Tarrytown / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Mohegan Lakeon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Mohegan Lake
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Port Chesteron Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Port Chester
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Elmsfordon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Pickets Continue In Elmsford
The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leaderon Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless an
Verizon Strike Will Delay Service Calls, Says Union Leader
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 16 days ago
on Wednesday against Verizon will be felt by millions of its phone, wireless and FIOS cable TV customers, according to a local union leader. "People who are going to be out of service are going to be out of service for awhile," said Anthony... Read more
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