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...
Wasted Time for what?
I've got good news and bad news. The good news is the United Steelworkers union's bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Allegheny Technologies Inc. This, if accepted by the 100 local workers and their peers nationwide, it would effectively end what the w…
Agreement now goes to a vote
About 100 local workers have been picketing at the South End's ATI Flat Rolled Products in New Bedford. After weathering a half of year of storms, both manmade and by Mother Nature, the workers could be headed back to work! A Standard-Times story reports a that a union vice president announced …
'Expect Everything'
Syrian President Bashar Assad is warning there will be retaliation against the U. S. for any military strike launched in response to a chemical weapons attack.

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