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The Buffalo News
Crowded ballot in the offing for Niagara primariesCounty Legislature In Niagara Falls, the 3rd District in LaSalle sees a Democr
Crowded ballot in the offing for Niagara primaries
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
County Legislature In Niagara Falls, the 3rd District in LaSalle sees a Democratic contest between incumbent Mark J. Grozio and Robert F. Bilson, a registered Democrat who also has the Republican line in November. Bilson is an operations supervisor... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Flags pay tribute to Ventura County veteransVENTURA, Calif. - The Gold Coast Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit that assists
Flags pay tribute to Ventura County veterans
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
VENTURA, Calif. - The Gold Coast Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit that assists area veterans, partnered with several organizations, including the Ventura City Council, Ventura County Government, GSA Division and the International Brotherhood of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
CWA blasts Verizon for turning down federal funds to expand broadband serviceThe Communications Workers of America is criticizing Verizon for rejecting fede
CWA blasts Verizon for turning down federal funds to expand broadband service
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Communications Workers of America is criticizing Verizon for rejecting federal funding that would have helped the telecommunications giant expand high-speed Internet service to rural communities in several states, including in New York. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Verizon turns down federal funds to expand broadband serviceThe Communications Workers of America is criticizing Verizon for rejecting fede
Verizon turns down federal funds to expand broadband service
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Communications Workers of America is criticizing Verizon for rejecting federal funding that would have helped the telecommunications giant expand high-speed Internet service to rural communities in several states, including in New York. The... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Construction Workers Want Local Gas JobsWHEELING - Last year, with natural gas selling around $1.30 per unit higher tha
Construction Workers Want Local Gas Jobs
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
WHEELING - Last year, with natural gas selling around $1.30 per unit higher than it is now, roughly 5,000 members of the Upper Ohio Valley Building Trades Council saw "full employment" because they built processing plants and compressor stations... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Construction workers want local gas jobsNow, the workers who showed up at the intersection of 16th and Main streets in
Construction workers want local gas jobs
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Now, the workers who showed up at the intersection of 16th and Main streets in downtown Wheeling on Thursday afternoon said about 20 percent of building trades construction workers are without jobs. To them, this is unacceptable when everywhere they... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Construction Workers Want Local Gas JobsNow, the workers who showed up at the intersection of 16th and Main streets in
Construction Workers Want Local Gas Jobs
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
Now, the workers who showed up at the intersection of 16th and Main streets in downtown Wheeling on Thursday afternoon said about 20 percent of building trades construction workers are without jobs. To them, this is unacceptable when everywhere they... Read more
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The Columbian
Linesman training center moving to Battle GroundThe Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the Northwest Line Construct
Linesman training center moving to Battle Ground
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the Northwest Line Construction Industry, a nonprofit organization that trains apprentices from all over the country, is hoping to break ground on a new training center in Battle Ground next... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidate biosA dozen candidates are competing in Tuesday's primary for nominations for three
Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidate bios
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
A dozen candidates are competing in Tuesday's primary for nominations for three vacant seats on the seven-member Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The top vote-getters in each party will square off in the Nov. 3 general election. Having three of seven... Read more
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The Morning Call
Board member: Hiking minimum wage would benefit educationParents who struggle with low-paying jobs affect their children's education, th
Board member: Hiking minimum wage would benefit education
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Parents who struggle with low-paying jobs affect their children's education, the Bethlehem Area School Board said Tuesday during a news conference in Allentown in which officials called on state lawmakers and private employers to work toward hiking... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Area unions converge for Columbus protest"You can't find an Ohio license plate on a job site these days. We have a lot o
Area unions converge for Columbus protest
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
"You can't find an Ohio license plate on a job site these days. We have a lot of very qualified craftsmen available but they are either laid off or working out of state because they can't get hired here," remarked Jennifer Badgley, a local... Read more
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Nelson Star
Fortis to move 42 employees from South Slocan to CastlegarFortisBC will vacate two buildings, including a significant heritage building,
Fortis to move 42 employees from South Slocan to Castlegar
Nelson Star / Posted 9 days ago
FortisBC will vacate two buildings, including a significant heritage building, at its South Slocan location and move 42 employee positions to Castlegar in 2017. The two South Slocan buildings, the general administration office and warehouse, are... Read more
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Philly.com
Plowing the skies over the Jersey Shore"Well, it's loud, but I guess the tranquility is what draws me to it. There's a
Plowing the skies over the Jersey Shore
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
"Well, it's loud, but I guess the tranquility is what draws me to it. There's a serenity up there," said longtime pilot Mark Buganski, 53, of Cape May. "You get a whiff of the suntan lotion, the boardwalk and the ocean air. It's all mixed into... Read more
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ECOnline
Renewable Energy Training Field In Chicago To Meet Exploding Demand In Smart Grid ApplicationsChicago is now home to the Renewable Energy Training Field, a one-of-a-kind fac
Renewable Energy Training Field In Chicago To Meet Exploding Demand In Smart Grid Applications
ECOnline / Posted 10 days ago
Chicago is now home to the Renewable Energy Training Field, a one-of-a-kind facility to train electricians and support electrical contractors in smart grid renewable energy applications. The Renewable Energy Training Field, solely funded and created... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Herbert Gold, a WWII POW from Cresskill, dies at 95The diary Herbert S. Gold scribbled on cigarette wrappers detailed the 87-day d
Herbert Gold, a WWII POW from Cresskill, dies at 95
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
The diary Herbert S. Gold scribbled on cigarette wrappers detailed the 87-day death march he and his fellow POWs made across Germany. The decorated World War II veteran presented the artifact, affixed with a clip from a can of powdered milk, to the... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Fosness: Focus will be on veterans, jobsFosness: I was born and raised in Martin County, living in the Third District f
Fosness: Focus will be on veterans, jobs
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Fosness: I was born and raised in Martin County, living in the Third District for the past 26 years. In the past, I have served Martin County on the HRA Multi-County Board and the Martin County Parks Board; I have served the city of Fairmont on the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Alameda County to decide whether to 'democratize' their energyIn an effort to up their energy usage from renewable resources, an Alameda Coun
Alameda County to decide whether to 'democratize' their energy
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 days ago
In an effort to up their energy usage from renewable resources, an Alameda County steering committee may exercise a legal option allowing city governments to purchase power on behalf of their customers. According to a city memo published Aug. 7, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
At last, California school renamed after Fil-Am labor heroesFilipino American labor heroes Larry Itliong (left) and Philip Vera Cruz. UNIO
At last, California school renamed after Fil-Am labor heroes
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Filipino American labor heroes Larry Itliong (left) and Philip Vera Cruz. UNION CITY, California — Finally, after a long wait, the first U.S. school to be named after two Filipino American labor leaders will become a reality after major stakeholders... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ceretto will switch back to Democratic PartyJohn D. Ceretto is changing his political affiliation. Again. The Republican A
Ceretto will switch back to Democratic Party
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
John D. Ceretto is changing his political affiliation. Again. The Republican Assemblyman will formally announce Tuesday morning that he is switching to the Democratic Party and will conference with Assembly Democrats. A news conference has been... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Joseph F. McLaughlin, retired electrician, Korean War veteranApril 20, 1928 – Aug. 16, 2015 Joseph F. McLaughlin of Williamsville, a retire
Joseph F. McLaughlin, retired electrician, Korean War veteran
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
April 20, 1928 – Aug. 16, 2015 Joseph F. McLaughlin of Williamsville, a retired electrician and decorated Korean War veteran, died Saturday while under hospice care at Northgate Health Care Facility, Wheatfield. He was 87. Mr. McLaughlin, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Union: Valley jobs could be axed in Verizon talksJob cuts could be coming to Lehigh Valley Verizon Communications Inc. workers,
Union: Valley jobs could be axed in Verizon talks
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Job cuts could be coming to Lehigh Valley Verizon Communications Inc. workers, union officials said Thursday during an informational picket in Upper Macungie Township. "They're looking to close most of the call centers [in Pennsylvania]," said... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Power playLast week was a time to celebrate or decry the overreaching arm of the federal
Power play
Missoula Independent / Posted 18 days ago
Last week was a time to celebrate or decry the overreaching arm of the federal government, depending on which side of the Clean Power Plan debate you were listening to. President Barack Obama and the EPA rolled out a final rule Aug. 3 calling for an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Groups: 'Valley getting the shaft from Verizon'A campaign to bring Verizon FiOS to underserved parts of Pennsylvania is kickin
Groups: 'Valley getting the shaft from Verizon'
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
A campaign to bring Verizon FiOS to underserved parts of Pennsylvania is kicking off in the Lehigh Valley. Pennsylvania Working Families and Communications Workers of America said Monday they will hold a town hall meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Keep Hydro on hot seat over pay hikesThere was some work involved in ferreting out the extraordinary salary hikes gi
Keep Hydro on hot seat over pay hikes
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 days ago
There was some work involved in ferreting out the extraordinary salary hikes given to Manitoba Hydro executives and senior managers in the last two years. The information was not in the Public Utility Board’s hands when it gave Hydro the 3.95 per... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Verizon has upper hand in labor negotiations with unionsFiber has become a central part of Verizon's landline business. Verizon Commun
Verizon has upper hand in labor negotiations with unions
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
Fiber has become a central part of Verizon's landline business. Verizon Communications Inc., deadlocked in labor talks over pension benefits and health care that caused a strike in 2011, has gained bargaining power this time around after shedding... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ingersoll Rand plant workers set to strikeAbout 240 workers at Ingersoll Rand’s Cheektowaga plant were set to go on strik
Ingersoll Rand plant workers set to strike
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
About 240 workers at Ingersoll Rand’s Cheektowaga plant were set to go on strike at the start of Monday. Members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 330 on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s last... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
DOE, labor unions partner together to create jobs through Clean Power PlanWhile various industry representatives have raised concerns surrounding potenti
DOE, labor unions partner together to create jobs through Clean Power Plan
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 23 days ago
While various industry representatives have raised concerns surrounding potential job losses caused by the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Department of Energy has announced a partnership with labor unions to boost job creation... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Underwood Family's Home Finally RepairedTonight, we travel back in time. About a year ago, Chuck Stewart, a veteran wi
Underwood Family's Home Finally Repaired
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 24 days ago
Tonight, we travel back in time. About a year ago, Chuck Stewart, a veteran with a disability, and his family, came to KX asking to get the word out about their halfway constructed handicap-accessible home in Underwood. The family had lost hundreds... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Job fair to be held for those looking for work in solar industry BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Kern County Supervisor David Couch and the
Job fair to be held for those looking for work in solar industry
Bakersfield Now / Posted 24 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Kern County Supervisor David Couch and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 428 plan to host a job fair Aug. 12 for those... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Redding council gets update on public safety planREDDING, California - The Redding City Council tonight will receive an update o
Redding council gets update on public safety plan
The Record Searchlight / Posted 25 days ago
REDDING, California - The Redding City Council tonight will receive an update on the public safety blueprint, a report that among things is looking at staffing at the police and fire departments and jail space. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Push for FiOS expansion faces uphill struggleUnion leaders and community groups renewed their call for Verizon to expand its
Push for FiOS expansion faces uphill struggle
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
Union leaders and community groups renewed their call for Verizon to expand its FiOS service across the state, including Buffalo, but they face an uphill battle. Verizon has shown no desire to extend FiOS into additional markets, focusing instead on... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Verizon, deadlocked with unions, gets upper hand in wireless shift Verizon Communications Inc., deadlocked in labor talks over pension benefits
Verizon, deadlocked with unions, gets upper hand in wireless shift
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Verizon Communications Inc., deadlocked in labor talks over pension benefits and health care that caused a strike in 2011, has gained bargaining power this time around after shedding... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
FairPoint posts profitable quarter on lower employee expenses after strikePORTLAND, Maine — FairPoint Communications posted net income of $40.3 million W
FairPoint posts profitable quarter on lower employee expenses after strike
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — FairPoint Communications posted net income of $40.3 million Wednesday morning, driven largely by cuts in pension and retirement benefits from the contract signed with workers after a 131-day strike. The company in the second... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Verizon deadlocked with unions have upper hand in negotiationsFiber has become a central part of Verizon's landline business. Verizon Commun
Verizon deadlocked with unions have upper hand in negotiations
Crain's New York Business / Posted 25 days ago
Fiber has become a central part of Verizon's landline business. Verizon Communications Inc., deadlocked in labor talks over pension benefits and health care that caused a strike in 2011, has gained bargaining power this time around after shedding... Read more
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Philly.com
An ironic end for union labor at 2116 ChestnutJane M. Von Bergen, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 1:
An ironic end for union labor at 2116 Chestnut
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
Jane M. Von Bergen, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 1:06 AM DiMaio and his co-workers plan to rally Wednesday afternoon at the site. On Monday, they asked the building's manager, Lee Senior, to give them their jobs back -... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Roseville City Council Blasted by Police and Firefighters UnionROSEVILLE, CA - International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1592, Internat
Roseville City Council Blasted by Police and Firefighters Union
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 26 days ago
ROSEVILLE, CA - International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1592, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 39, Roseville Police Officers' Association and Roseville Police... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
No strike yet: Verizon union members decide to work without a contractSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Union members announced that 39,000 East Coast Verizon w
No strike yet: Verizon union members decide to work without a contract
Staten Island Advance / Posted 27 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Union members announced that 39,000 East Coast Verizon workers -- including 235 on Staten Island -- will continue to work without a contract despite failed negotiations with the company. The Communications Workers of America... Read more
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FierceTelecom
No strike yet: Verizon, CWA, IBEW unions to continue negotiations as contract expiresVerizon (NYSE: VZ) and members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) a
No strike yet: Verizon, CWA, IBEW unions to continue negotiations as contract expires
FierceTelecom / Posted 27 days ago
Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) unions said they will continue negotiating a new labor contract covering 39,000 workers after the current one... Read more
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CNYCentral.com
Syracuse Verizon workers continue informational pickets730 landline workers in CNY will continue to work as negotiations continue SYR
Syracuse Verizon workers continue informational pickets
CNYCentral.com / Posted 27 days ago
730 landline workers in CNY will continue to work as negotiations continue SYRACUSE -- Informational pickets by Verizon landline workers will still continue, according to representatives of the IBEW-2213 and CWA-1123 unions in Syracuse. Those... Read more
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Entrpreneur
No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to NegotiateVerizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employ
No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate
Entrpreneur / Posted 27 days ago
Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired. Since June, the unions have been in talks with Verizon over the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contractNEW YORK — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employee
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
The Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
NEW YORK — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Verizon Workers to Stay on Job Without New ContractNEW YORK (AP) -- Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their m
Verizon Workers to Stay on Job Without New Contract
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 27 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier. Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International... Read more
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FOX Business
As Verizon contract expires, union members to work without new pact; more negotiations aheadNEW YORK – Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members
As Verizon contract expires, union members to work without new pact; more negotiations ahead
FOX Business / Posted 27 days ago
NEW YORK – Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier. Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contractVerizon workers will continue to work as they renegotiate labor contracts. Ver
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
Crain's New York Business / Posted 27 days ago
Verizon workers will continue to work as they renegotiate labor contracts. Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contractNEW YORK (AP) — Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their me
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 27 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier. Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International... Read more
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Everett Herald
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract Published: Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:01 a.m. NEW YORK � Verizon and unions
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
Everett Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Published: Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:01 a.m. NEW YORK � Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Verizon workers stay on job without contractUnions representing 38,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia agree
Verizon workers stay on job without contract
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Unions representing 38,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia agreed to keep working without a contract but reserved the option to strike in a labor showdown with the telecommunications giant over job security, health care costs and... Read more
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13WHAM Rochester
Verizon workers to stay on job without contractUpdated: Monday, August 3 2015, 12:08 AM EDT New York (AP) -- Verizon and unio
Verizon workers to stay on job without contract
13WHAM Rochester / Posted 28 days ago
Updated: Monday, August 3 2015, 12:08 AM EDT New York (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New ContractNEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said emp
Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract
Hartford Courant / Posted 28 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International... Read more
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