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Tracking the Verizon wireline union strike

When Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) could not come to an agreement over various issues related to health care and pensions, they went on strike at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13.

Verizon, wireline unions continue negotiations, but lock horns on healthcare, outsourcing jobs and pensions

Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continued to lock horns with Verizon management in Philadelphia over the wireline workforce's health care, pension and job security.

Verizon CWA, IBEW workers' 2016 strike: full coverage

After 10 months of negotiation without a new contract agreement, Verizon's 40,000 wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers went on strike at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13. Follow our continuing coverage of the strike here.

Verizon wireline workforce labor strike causing installation delays

Verizon's wireline workforce strike may be only two days old, but already the company's customers are feeling its effects as FiOS Internet and TV customers are seeing service installation delays.

Verizon's 40,000-member wireline workforce goes on strike

Verizon's 40,000 wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have gone on strike after not being able reach an agreement on a new labor contract.

Verizon's CWA, IBEW wireline workers may strike on Wednesday

Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have threatened to go on strike Wednesday if the two sides can't come to an agreement.

AT&T, CWA to continue negotiating after West, East wireline contracts expire

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America could not reach an agreement by the Saturday midnight expiration of their West Region wireline contract, but the two sides said they will continue to negotiate a new contract.

Verizon overcharged New York POTS voice customers, says consumer advocacy group

Verizon has been for overcharging New York POTS voice customers $1,000 to $1,500 each, claims the New Networks Institute.

Lawmakers plead with Verizon to resolve labor issue with wireline workforce

A group of 20 U.S. senators have asked Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam to resolve its dispute with wireline union workers.

AT&T, CWA begin contract negotiations covering 16K wireline employees in East, West regions

AT&Tand the Communications Workers of America recently began negotiating new contracts covering over 16,000 employees in three of the telco's states.