Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) boosted the cause of striking Verizon workers on Wednesday, joining them on a picket line in New York City and blasting the telecom giant in a sidewalk speech. Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast went on strike early Wednesday morning after 10 months of negotiations with the company failed to produce a new contract. The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers unions represent the workers. It’s the largest strike in the U.S. in four years, and it’s happening…

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