Nearly 40,000 Verizon Workers Go on Strike Along East Coast

HeadlineApr 13, 2016

Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast have walked off the job, marking one of the biggest U.S. strikes in years. The workers have been without a contract since August amid attempts by Verizon to cut pensions and ease the outsourcing of work. Pickets are expected at hundreds of Verizon sites from Massachusetts to Virginia. Verizon says it’s trained thousands of non-union employees to fill in.

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