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CBS Newsradio Interviews Richard L. Steer on Verizon Labor Negotiations

August 2, 2008

Richard L. Steer, a partner in Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Labor and Employment Practice was interviewed on CBS Newsradio 880 on Saturday, August 2 about the likelihood of a nationwide Verizon labor strike.

With Verizon’s collective bargaining agreement set to expire at 11:59 p.m., Richard predicted that Verizon and its two major unions would stop the clock and continue their talks past the deadline and noted that a strike would not be in either side’s interests. Following an additional week of negotiations, Verizon and the unions announced on Sunday, August 10 that they had reached a tentative three-year contract.

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