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Electrical Workers At Verizon In Mass., RI Authorize Strike

Union officials say a group of Verizon employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island have voted to authorize a strike if union negotiators determine one is necessary after their contract expires Aug. 1.


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Lufthansa To Operate 40 Percent Of Flights During Strike

Lufthansa Cargo says it will operate 40 percent of its Saturday flights despite it being the fourth consecutive day of a strike.


Mayor Tom Menino and Schools Superintendent John McDonough meet with reporters. (Photo by Karen Twomey - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Menino Rips Boston School Bus Drivers For ‘Illegal’ Strike

Mayor Tom Menino ripped striking school bus drivers Tuesday, hours after they walked off the job unexpectedly, throwing the system and parents into chaos.


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Brockton School Buses Run As Scheduled, Despite No Contract

School officials said drivers agreed to stay on the job, even though they do not have a contract agreement with the city yet.


Fast food workers picket in Los Angeles on August 29, 2013. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast Food Workers Strike In Boston, Demanding $15 An Hour

Dozens of fast-food workers have walked out of their jobs in Massachusetts to participate in a nationwide demand for higher wages.


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Nurses At UMass Memorial Medical Center Authorize Union Strike

Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester have authorized union leaders to schedule a one-day strike.


A container ship is docked at the Port of Miami on December 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Unionized dockworkers along the East Coast of the United States from Texas to Massachusetts are threatening to strike starting December 30, a move that could disrupt commerce across the country. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Strike Averted, For Now At East Coast Ports

A deal has been struck that for now averts a strike by 14,500 longshoremen at major ports on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.


Several hundred janitors attended a candlelight vigil Sunday at LoPresti Park in East Boston

14,000 Union Janitors Reach Deal, Avoid Strike

Thousands of janitors gathered for a solidarity rally in East Boston on Sunday evening.


Verizon workers picket in front of the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, where a Verizon executive was scheduled to speak at a conference.

Striking Verizon Workers Picket In Front Of Boston Hotel

In Boston, some striking Verizon workers attempted to take their message to the top.


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Verizon Deals With Sabotage In Tewksbury

As thousands of Verizon landline workers took to the picket lines, the company was also dealing with at least 12 acts of sabotage.