Thousands of Verizon Communications Inc. workers are on strike from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., over labor issues.
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.
A planned strike by nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston has been averted by a last minute labor deal.
The NFL confirms it has locked out the players — the sport’s first work stoppage since 1987.
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.