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Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle
NEW YORK (AP) _ Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.
About 39,000 Verizon Communications Inc. landline and cable employees in nine eastern states and Washington, D...
Small Businesses Are The Backbone Of The Community
Small businesses account for millions of jobs in America.  The Small Business Administration says there were 5.73 million employer firms in the U.S. in 2012. Businesses with fewer that 20 employees made up 89.6 percent. The SBA says when you add in the number of non-employer businesses there we…
32 Mass. Workers Died on the Job in 2012
Labor and worker rights activists are honoring 32 workers who died on the job last year.
The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report Thursday highlighting the deaths.
The report found falls and motor vehicle incidents were among the le…