IBEW Local 827 files petition against Verizon layoff plans

Monday 14 January 2013 | 21:58 CET | News
The union representing 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry has filed a petition calling on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to hold an expedited public hearing and issue a stay order on Verizon's plan to lay off 201 Facilities Technicians and Outside Plant Technicians whose jobs are needed for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 827 is filing this petition and the anticipated Verizon lay off is scheduled for 09 February.

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Countries: United States
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