Archive for August, 2008

I try not to Hate People

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

I try not to hate people.  It really is a lot of wasted energy in most cases, but there is one small sector of society that I just can’t seem to find much love for.   I have a hard time seeing that great universal energy flow that ...

We’re All on the Same Side

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

So it looks like we have avoided a strike at Verizon. Both The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) have extended the current contract while they continue to discuss the issues. The scuttlebutt is that we’re looking at a four-year contract and maybe ...

The Line Must be Drawn Here

Friday, August 1st, 2008

As the clock ticks down toward a strike Verizon negotiators continue to claim that the IBEW and CWA unions’ demands are unreasonable, even though Verizon is raking in more money than this time last year. Revenue rose 3.7 percent this quarter totaling $24.12 billion. The communication ...