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
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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
Marcus Courtney founder of CWA-Tech worker union runs for State House in Seattle CWA District 7, WA State Council, and IAM 751 Endorsed
A week after a union fact-finding team was confronted by a SWAT team carrying automatic weapons, US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez called leaders of the unions representing 39,000 striking workers to Washington DC to meet with Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. 523 more words
Dozens of Oahu families received an important life-saving tool this week.
The Honolulu Fire Department installed free smoke detectors in approximately 80 homes as part of the Smoke Alarms For Everyone program. 166 more words