Verizon's striking workers represented by the CWA and IBEW unions have been accused by the National Labor Relations Board of harassing replacement workers at hotels in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
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 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.
AT&Tand the Communications Workers of America recently began negotiating new contracts covering over 16,000 employees in three of the telco's states.
Verizon is facing yet another call to come to an agreement with the Communications Workers of America from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America union said they will reveal the results of the strike authorization votes taken over the last two weeks during a rally to be held on Saturday.
Responding to the announcement Wednesday of a new coalition made up of consumer activist groups, labor unions, rival pay-TV operators and other entities that don't support its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast downplayed the formation of "Stop Mega Comcast."
FairPoint and workers represented by its northern New England labor unions International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have failed to come to an agreement after the previously collective bargaining agreements expired three weeks ago.
Frontier Communications employees in West Virginia are stepping up efforts for their voices to be heard as the carrier negotiates with the Communications Workers of America on a new contract that would affect about 1,600 Frontier workers in the state.
AT&T's Western division has ratified a four-year agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 9 covering more than 17,000 wireline employees in California and Nevada.