A major Verizon strike "Day of Action" has been scheduled for this Thursday, May 19. After picketing from 4p to 5p at the 13 & F Verizon Wireless, strikers and their supporters will march to Lafayette Park and rally up around 6p. The action is being organized by CWA Locals 2108, 2336, and 2222.
UPDATE: Verizon, CWA and the IBEW agreed to return to the bargaining table after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Sunday. “The best way to resolve this labor dispute is at the bargaining table, and I am heartened by the parties’ mutual commitment to get back to immediate discussions and work toward a new contract,” said Perez. “I was singularly impressed by the parties’ appreciation that time is of the essence, and their strong commitment to use the collective bargaining process to reach a mutually beneficial resolution.” Negotiations resume on Tuesday.
photo courtesy CWA 2336 Facebook page