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Verizon Workers Go on Strike Amid Contract Dispute

Tens of thousands of Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast have walked off the job after working without a contract since August. The strike Wednesday morning involves about 39,000 members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in nine eastern states and Washington, D.C.   The unions say they're striking because Verizon wants to freeze pensions, make layoffs easier and rely more on contract...

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