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Tentative agreement announced in Verizon strike

Unions representing 39,000 striking Verizon workers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states on May 27 announced that they had reached a tentative agreement with the company on a new collective bargaining agreement. 773 more words

Verizon Strike Appears Near End After Unions, Management Reach Agreement In Principle

After more than six weeks, thousands of striking Verizon workers may be heading back to work soon. According to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the telecom giant and union leaders have reached an agreement in principle. 183 more words

DOL Announces Pact to End Verizon Strike

The New York Times reports that the Department of Labor has successfully brokered a four-year agreement in principle between Verizon and the unions representing nearly 40,000 striking workers… 59 more words

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PJSTA In Solidarity With Striking Verizon Workers

Today the PJSTA dropped off two cases of water on ice for striking Verizon workers picketing along Middle Country Road in front of the Verizon Wireless store at Smith Haven Mall. 18 more words


New Student Senate looks toward the future

Spring semester was the last time we saw the student senate members that Metropolitan State has known for years. These members, along with the rest of the senate, can authorize the use of university funds for student-led organizations and even wield clout in some decisions made by the university. 514 more words


Take Writing II online this summer

The Communication, Writing and the Arts Department is adding WRIT 231-51: Writing II to the second summer session. This online course is taught by Michael Miller and runs July 5–Aug. 52 more words


The 2016 CWA Daggers

I have to say that I find the CWA Daggers process to be a little confusing. There are currently ten daggers awarded annually by the Crime Writer’s Association but the timings of the long and shortlists for the awards and the presentation seems to be unclear. 793 more words