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Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike

A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.

Reuters

Verizon and Unions Reach Tentative Deal to End Labor Strike

Network technicians and customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone and television services units walked off the job on April 13 after contract talks hit an impasse.

Reuters

Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Drivers

The company will join with the International Association of Machinists to launch an independent guild to represent drivers in the city.

Reuters

About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks

The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.

Reuters

California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.

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No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate

Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.

Reuters

Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.

Kate Taylor

New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be

There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.

Kate Taylor

Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.

Kate Taylor

The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.

Kate Rogers

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.

Kate Taylor