Thursday, 20 July 2017

Verizon willing to negotiate with striking wireline workers

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 14 April 16

36,000-40,000 staff walk out citing grievances over offshoring jobs, call-centre closures, onerous transfers.

Verizon has said it is willing to negotiate with disgruntled staff based in the northeast of the U.S. who this week went on strike after months of fruitless contract negotiation. "We're ready to sit down when they're ready to sit down," Verizon spokesman Kevin King told Total Telecom on Wednesday. "They're the folks who decided to go on strike…

Verizon has said it is willing to negotiate with disgruntled staff based in the northeast of the U.S. who this week went on strike after months of fruitless contract negotiation. "We're ready to sit down when they're ready to sit down," Verizon spokesman Kevin King told Total Telecom on Wednesday. "They're the folks who decided to go on strike…

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