August

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Unions reject Verizon bravado regarding end of strike

Verizon workers have rejected claims by the company that their return to work marks a victory for the company.

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Verizon threatens strikers with health care cutoff

Workers this week will miss their first paycheck as result of the strike, now in its 11th day. Pension and disability benefits were suspended as the strike began.

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St. Louis labor and community rallies to support Verizon strikers

CWA members, union supporters and community activists rallied outside of a St. Louis Verizon store.

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Unions say Verizon taking its cue from Wisconsin's governor

Union leaders say Verizon management, taking its lead from right-wing GOP governors, is trying to kill public support for its  striking workers by portraying them as an overpaid elite.

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Beep, honk: Verizon picketers get noisy support in upstate NY

The sounds of support from passing drivers reached us before we got to the picket line in an industrial area of Syracuse on Thursday.

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Verizon strike: It’s “high noon” for all workers

Many of the women and men had their children with them, some experiencing the fight for justice for the first time.

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"We'll stand with Verizon workers, their fight is ours"

Solidarity is key to the victory of any strike, especially for the 45,000 Verizon workers fighting to save their jobs and benefits at the bargaining table.

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45,000 Verizon workers strike over company greed

The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.

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Verizon workers, allies stage massive contract rally

Verizon, which earns billions in profits and whose chief officer makes $55,000 per day, is attacking the working conditions, health benefits and pensions of its unionized workforce.