• Contract covering 39,000 workers across nine states expires at end of Saturday
  • Most Verizon workers have reportedly agreed to a possible strike

Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early as Sunday, if union negotiators do not reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.

A contract covering 39,000 Verizon workers represented by two unions was due to expire at the end of Saturday. Last week the Communication Workers of America announced that 86% of Verizon workers covered by the contract voted to strike in a recent poll, if a new agreement was not reached.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS