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News :: Labor
Photo/Video Essay-Verizon Union Rally 8/4
07 Aug 2011
Modified: 10:34:41 PM
Thousands of Union members held a rally thursday 8/4 at Verizon Boston offices. Verizon wotkers are now on strike as of 8/7.
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Boston, Mass.-Aug. 4, 2011:

Verizon unions held a protest in front of the Verizon Building in downtown Boston--over 5000 people, union members who protested against Verizon for its anti-worker contract negotiations-cuts to pensions, healthcare, and eliminating 2 legal holidays-Veterans Day and Martin Luther King Day(Verizon says these holidays are "unnecessary")-here are the video/photo links for the Verizon protest:
VIDEO:
http://youtu.be/TsaEyDROtK4

PHOTOS:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157627359071154/detai/
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See also:
http://www.IBEW2222.org
http://www.CWALocal1400.org