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Workers across the country slam Verizon for refusing to talk

Members of the Communications Workers of America, other unions and student and community allies protested outside of a Verizon wireless store.

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Workers want tax-dodger Verizon to settle contract dispute

Several hundred CWA Local 1101 Verizon workers and their supporters rallied Jan. 26 in front of 140 West Street to say, "Settle our contract!"

NY labor and Occupy Wall Street unity grows

From one end of Zuccotti Park to another announcements were made about a march in solidarity with Verizon workers - then over 200 marched to Verizon headquarters at 140 West Street where Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 1101 is continuing its rallies for a fair contract.

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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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