Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Verizon Strike

May 17, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.

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Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Verizon Strike

Read US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez's statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers

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CWAers Confronted by Armed Verizon Security and Swat Team in the Philippines

Over the course of a four-day visit to the Philippines this week, four representatives of Communications Workers of America who are on strike discovered that the extent to which Verizon is offshoring work is far beyond what has previously been reported and what the company publicly has claimed. Verizon is offshoring customer service calls to numerous call centers in the Philippines, where workers are paid just $1.78 an hour and forced to work overtime without compensation.

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Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Verizon Strike

May 17, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.

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CWAers Confronted by Armed Verizon Security and Swat Team in the Philippines

Over the course of a four-day visit to the Philippines this week, four representatives of Communications Workers of America who are on strike discovered that the extent to which Verizon is offshoring work is far beyond what has previously been reported and what the company publicly has claimed. Verizon is offshoring customer service calls to numerous call centers in the Philippines, where workers are paid just $1.78 an hour and forced to work overtime without compensation.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 54

Following our meeting with Verizon on Monday, the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company in off record discussions over call sharing, The union committee continued to meet throughout the week to discuss our next steps.

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