Joe Raedle/Getty Images ProShares, the best-known leveraged exchange-traded funds specialist, is closing a bearish fund that bets against stodgy telecommunications companies including AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ). The company...Show More Summary
Athens stock market reopens, Kraft is recalling cases of cheese, and Verizon is in contract negotiations with worker unions
Mel Evans/AP By Krystal Steinmetz Verizon's 100 million broadband customers now have the option to sign up for HBO Now, the premium network's stand-alone streaming service. The new partnership is providing some consumers with an attractive...Show More Summary
The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday, shortly after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired.
Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers... To view the full story, click the title link.
I had a friendly series of e-mails with a commenter late last week. His bargaining unit at Verizon is now working without a contract. I don’t know how the contracts that the CWA and IBEW have with Verizon treat healthcare. My experience and knowledge is solely personal as my family’s health insurance as a child [Read more...]
Every few years, the incumbents and unions face off for a nice game of chicken over wireline telecom. This summer, it is Verizon on one side and the CWA and IBEW on the other. The "deadline" passed at midnight last night, but workers are staying on the job so far.... [visit site to read more]
INDYCAR PRESS RELEASE ? LEXINGTON, Ohio — Graham Rahal’s surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic home victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Rahal, who started 13th in the No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, picked up the lead for [...]
Welcome to August! Winter Fall is coming – woo! The best season on the planet! Speaking of Game of Thrones, Verizon is trying to get back on our good side by randomly offering us an entire month’s worth of HBO for free. It’s as if they knew the exact time to give us something we couldn’t resist before we kick them to the curb! And […]
The LG G4 is LG’s latest flagship smartphone which based on our initial reviews has proven to be quite a pretty decent handset. Now if you’re still on the fence regarding what smartphone should be your next, perhaps this Verizon promotion for a $100 Visa prepaid card for be tempting enough to pick a side. Show More Summary
Verizon Communications Inc. missed its midnight deadline to secure a deal with more than 37,000 union employees, but the unions said employees will keep working without a contract while talks continue.
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers in nine states — including New York — are threatening to go on strike by early Sunday.
Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.
Thousands of Verizon Communications Inc workers on the U.S. East Coast could strike on Sunday with no sign of an agreement as contract negotiations with unions went to the wire, a union spokeswoman said on Saturday. The largest U.S. wireless service provider has been locked in negotiations...
Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.
Looking to get yourself a brand new high-end smartphone? Verizon is currently offering a $100 Visa prepaid card to anyone who purchases the LG G4!
(Reuters) - Thousands of Verizon Communications workers on the U.S. East Coast were poised to strike on Sunday after the company failed to reach agreement with unions as contract negotiations went to the wire, U.S. media reported on Saturday. Show More Summary
Verizon and LG have teamed up to offer yet another deal on this year’s LG G4. If you buy LG’s newest flagship at “eligible” Verizon shops from today through August 12, you can grab a $100 Visa prepaid card with it. I’m not seeing any limitations as far as how you have to buy it. Show More Summary
Comcast struck a deal with Verizon in 2011 giving it the right to sell wireless service using the carrier’s network at set terms and pricing, but now the deal is looking dated.
AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon frequent subjects of early complaints to FCC.