Attorney General Martha Coakley says Verizon New England has agreed to pay more than $800,000 to resolve allegations it overcharged local communities for telephone service.
Ten Verizon workers from Massachusetts are among the 40 being fired nationwide for actions during a strike.
Forty people nationwide have been fired after last summer’s contentious Verizon strike. Lisa van der Pool has that and more of the top local business headlines.
Verizon takes action against workers over an office pool.
Verizon and the Communication Workers of America have filed unfair labor charges against one another as the strike by thousands of union workers heads into its second week.
In Boston, some striking Verizon workers attempted to take their message to the top.
As thousands of Verizon landline workers took to the picket lines, the company was also dealing with at least 12 acts of sabotage.
Thousands of striking Verizon workers hit the picket lines across the Northeast Monday, including the financial district in Boston.
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.