45,000 Verizon Employees Strike


On Sunday, 45,000 Verizon employees went on strike after a failure to negotiate with the telecomm company’s proposed contract renewal. Verizon’s proposal includes making pay increases more relient on job performance, having more power to lay people off based on cause and charging a health care premium. Verizon said that the strike by the Wireline Unions won’t cause any service disruption. Read the full article at WSJ.com

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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