State Of The Union

Lee, Rikki
August 2000
Wireless Week;08/14/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 33, p4
Trade Publication
Comments on the strike effort of Verizon Communications' employees and technicians who are members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Outcome of the work stoppage; Demands and requests of both parties; Why the traditional institution of unions and the competitive industry of wireless do not mix well.


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