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Hackers Rack Up $20,000 Phone Bill In Swampscott

Officials in Swampscott are trying to figure out who hacked into the Town Hall phone system.


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Verizon Will Pay $800,000 To Resolve Overcharging Accusations In Mass.

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.


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10 Mass. Verizon Workers Fired For Actions During Strike

Ten Verizon workers from Massachusetts are among the 40 being fired nationwide for actions during a strike.


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Business Headlines: Verizon Workers Fired After Strike; BofA Plans Layoffs

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.


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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Verizon Fires Workers Over Office Pool

Verizon takes action against workers over an office pool.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/18/2011

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Verizon, Union Each File Unfair Labor Charges As Strike Continues

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.


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.


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.