BREAKING: Verizon Scabs Can Run, But Can’t Hide

For the fourth time this week, Verizon strikers have shut down the company’s scab dispatch operations in New York City, despite UPS intervening against the strikers.

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After massive picket lines got Verizon’s operations tossed from midtown hotels, the company went underground. Today, Verizon scabs learned they can run, but they can’t hide.

Strikers mounted a surprise picket line at a midtown storage facility where Verizon was dispatching scabs and equipment for strikebreakers.

Helpless Verizon managers were caught behind the picket line. Teamsters from the UPS hub next door honked their horns to show solidarity. 

UPS management took another tack and filed a noise complaint against the strikers with the police.

But worker solidarity beat corporate solidarity. The storage facility told Verizon they have to move out.

Once again, Verizon’s strikebreaking operations have been kicked to the curb in NYC.

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  • Stephanie McAllister
    followed this page 2016-08-10 16:49:14 -0400
  • dr purevil
    commented 2016-04-30 13:51:50 -0400
    Maybe CWA need to show up at Local 30’s general membership meeting.
    http://www.iuoelocal30.org/local-30/calendar/2016/05/iuoe-local-30-general-membership-meeting.aspx
  • Shelli Harris
    commented 2016-04-24 23:24:58 -0400
    Awesome job my brothers and sisters!!! Keep up the good fight!!! ✊🏾
  • Dennis Irwin
    commented 2016-04-22 22:27:36 -0400
    Solidarity!!!!
  • Jim Gescheidle
    commented 2016-04-22 20:23:11 -0400
    Thank you!!!! One day longer, One day stronger
  • Michael Sgroi
    commented 2016-04-22 19:42:16 -0400
    Thanks Donald Hudnall for the solidarity. Wish all the unions were like you. IUOE Local 30 operating Engineers out of Whitestone are crossing our Picket lines at 741 Zeckendorf Blvd in Garden City. They were told by Local 30 to cross and work with scabs meanwhile on Local 30’s face book page they say they stand with their brothers and sisters in the CWA. I need help pulling the knife out of my back……We won’t forget…….
  • Randy Poliziani
    commented 2016-04-22 19:13:31 -0400
    CWA !!
  • Anthony Garzione
    commented 2016-04-22 18:42:20 -0400
    DON’T GIVE IN! STAND TOGETHER
  • Sam Bostic
    commented 2016-04-22 14:58:34 -0400
    Stick together guys!!!Union Strong!!!
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 175!!!!
  • William Haigney
    commented 2016-04-22 10:06:06 -0400
    Congratulations! Keep up the Good work!
  • William Haigney
    commented 2016-04-22 10:06:01 -0400
    Congratulations! Keep up the Good work!
  • Mark Dixon
    commented 2016-04-22 08:42:45 -0400
    yes
  • Ceecee Rodriguez
    commented 2016-04-22 07:05:50 -0400
    Love it! We will win!
  • Nilda Tirado
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-21 23:35:10 -0400
    BREAKING: Verizon Scabs Can Run, But Can’t Hide
  • Donald Hudnall
    commented 2016-04-21 23:23:43 -0400
    as a member of ibew electrical union i just notified today russell comunications ( a subsiderary of verizon that our complete phone system was to be shut down because of the strike we will use another company until or unless they settle the strike. solidarity comes in all forms
  • Derek Sheehan
  • Kimberly Lemoine
    commented 2016-04-21 20:28:13 -0400
    WE FIGHT…WE WIN!! #SCABSSUCK #SOLIDARITY
    This USW family supports you!
  • Gary L Hetrick
    commented 2016-04-21 20:00:25 -0400
    Great news,Chase the rat bastards to hell and back,give the scum sucking sons of bitches no peace! They sold their souls to the devil when they agreed to be a lower than whaleshit scab!
  • Ed Harvey
    commented 2016-04-21 19:58:38 -0400
    I am a Teamster now and a retired life member of CWA chase them down and I am always ready to help.
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