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Strike reportedly impacting Verizon customer service

Day 13 of the union strike against Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) brings the news that customers are starting to complain about customer service being negatively affected by the labor action. With

Verizon plans to suspend strikers' health insurance

Amid a strike that has much to do with healthcare contributions, this move may come as no surprise: Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has warned it 45,000 striking union workers that the company will

Judge: Striking Verizon workers can't spread nails, glass

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has obtained injunctions from courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania that could limit the activities of employees on picket lines, including an order that picketers not throw

Verizon network sabotage claims hit 143 as strike continues

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) told The New York Times yesterday that the number of network damage incidents suspected to have been caused in the last week or so by sabotage--allegedly by striking union

Strike-inspired Verizon network sabotage continues; CWA rally today

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) put out a statement late last week insisting that its landline operations are "performing solidly' amid an ongoing strike by 45,000 union workers, though the company

Verizon CFO Shammo: Expanding wireline's profit remains a challenge

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have built a profitable wireless business, but ongoing declines in its traditional copper-based voice service continues to eat into its wireline segment's bottom line. To fight

Verizon's wireline union workers officially go on strike

Verizon Communications' (NYSE: VZ) 45,000 union wireline workers have gone on strike after the two sides failed to reach an agreement for a labor contract that expired Saturday night. This is the

Verizon union workers ready to strike to protest mandated concessions

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) union workers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions aren't happy about the ILEC's call for concessions and will strike if an agreement isn't reached before their current

Verizon's east coast CWA, IBEW union workers begin contract negotiations

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and the two of the largest unions representing workers in the telecom industry--the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Political reversal: Democrats could favor AT&T deal because merger favors union

If nothing else, the politics of AT&T's (NYSE: T) proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA should be fun to watch. Most mergers favor big business interests and therefore get Republican