Verizon workers picket outside of the company's New England headquarters in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Verizon Workers Hit Picket Line In Boston

Thousands of striking Verizon workers hit the picket lines across the Northeast Monday, including the financial district in Boston.


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45K Verizon Workers Now On Strike After Labor Talks Fail

Thousands of Verizon Communications Inc. workers are on strike from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., over labor issues.


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Verizon, Union At Odds As Potential Strike Looms

Union workers at Verizon, including those in the Boston area are threatening to go on strike if the two sides fail to agree on contract negotiations.


Nurses’ Strike At Boston Hospital Averted

A planned strike by nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston has been averted by a last minute labor deal.


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With NFL Lockout Official, 2011 Season In Jeopardy

The NFL confirms it has locked out the players — the sport’s first work stoppage since 1987.


Striking Shaws workers accept new contract

A sometimes bitter four-month long strike by about 300 workers at a Shaw’s Supermarkets Inc. distribution center in Methuen has ended with the signing of a new four-year contract.