Union members have ratified the tentative agreements that were reached in May. The new contract will run through Aug. 3, 2019.
Verizon has reached tentative agreements with the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Verizon, the CWA and IBEW reached an “agreement in principle” on new contracts today primarily for the company’s wireline employees and a small number of wireless employees in the Northeast.
Press Release: Verizon announced it is deploying thousands of additional employees and contractors to serve its customers during the strike.
After extensive labor negotiations, Verizon has offered the CWA and IBEW with an updated proposal.
Company offers $10,000 reward; Law enforcement alerted
The CWA and the IBEW have called a strike as of 6 a.m. this morning, despite Verizon's attempts to get to new labor contracts.
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Company is ready to serve customers in the event of job action
Verizon employees will continue to work Under the terms of the expired contracts as negotiations continue.