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Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday, shortly after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired. The unions said they are prepared to schedule regular bargaining sessions, but that they will leave the sites of their round-the-clock negotiations in Philadelphia and Rye, New York. Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative officer, said the company is "disappointed" it was unable to reach an...

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