Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Verizon, Occupy Everything

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

West Street in New York City rocked with the rhythms of worker's power on Friday night as about 1000 Verizon workers and their allies rallied to stand up for the 99 percent and to say no to corporate greed.  The Verizon building at 140 West Street feeds much of  financial ...

Wanted for Economic Terrorism: Lowell McAdam

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Wanted Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is a one percenter who thinks that working people make far too much money.  Lowell and his ruling class brothers and sisters along with their flunky and obedient politicians are responsible for the destruction of the world economy and the impoverishment of hundreds of millions of ...

Verizon Bosses walk away from table: Unions unite with Occupy Wall Street

Friday, October 14th, 2011

It's October, the apples are ripe on the trees and the time is ripe to throw wood on the fire of class struggle.  The country's ablaze with working people who are scorching mad about the corporate class' s burning desire to squeeze every last dime out of our pockets.  OccupyWallStreet ...

Verizon Bosses say, “Divide and Conquer.” We say, “Please Don’t Duck.”

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_340" align="aligncenter" width="446" caption="Verizon ad tries to divide workers"][/caption] With the "great power" of their "superior" intellect and  imaginations -- diluted, unfortunately, by blue blood inbreeding -- the Verizon bosses have  reached into their billion dollar bag of tricks and come up with a brilliant plan --  divide and conquer.  ...

Verizon Cuts Off Strikers’ Health Care, as Service Outages Rise

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Here's the latest article from Labor Notes Verizon Cuts Off Strikers’ Health Care, as Service Outages Rise Noisy picket lines are turning away customers at Verizon’s wireless stores as the largest strike in the country weathered a rainy second week. Some service was disrupted throughout the Northeast though the ...

The Strikers cheered when High School Students walked up and joined their Picket Line

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

High school students came out to 540 Broad  Street in Newark.  The Verizon strikers cheered when they walked up and joined their picket line.  Working class unity will defeat the bosses' terror.  Thanks to theses students who clearly understand what's at stake for all students and workers in this strike.

Verizon Workers are Ready to Rumble

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

The Verizon bosses are getting scared.  Union workers, on the other hand,  are getting ready to rumble. With only a few days left before the contract with IBEW and CWA union members expires, Verizon brought out the heavy artillery (at least by wealthy suburban standards) to “protect” its posh corporate ...

Union jobs with Living Wage for All

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Verizon workers in the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) and CWA (Communication Workers of America) rallied for good union jobs on Saturday July 30. They demand that the profitable and highly subsidized telcom company stop trying to take workers’ conditions back to the 19th century. [caption id="attachment_77" align="aligncenter" width="487" caption="Workers ...

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 ...

Forgotten Where He Came From

Monday, March 24th, 2008

  The contract between Verizon and the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) that has kept labor peace at the communications giant for the last five years expires in August. The unions represent more than 70,000 workers at Verizon, and even though ...