Striking Verizon Workers to Return Wednesday; Deal InkedNearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and a union said Monday.
Verizon, Unions Set to Return to Bargaining TableVerizon and union officials representing about 39,000 striking landline and cable workers agreed to restart negotiations.
Verizon Workers Plan Rallies With Contract Set To ExpireVerizon workers in Delaware are planning rallies as their labor contract with the telecommunications giant is set to expire.
Verizon Strike Possible As Contract Deadline LoomsVerizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.
Verizon Works To Keep People From Texting While DrivingMemorial Day to Labor Day are the deadliest days of the summer for drivers, especially young drivers. Many of the accidents are caused by distracted driving.
Verizon Customers: NSA Is Tracking Your Phone CallsYour phone calls--under government surveillance. A new report shows the NSA has been collecting phone records of millions of Americans. The White House says the program helped prevent a terrorist attack. But others call it spying.
Top Cell Phone Providers Work Together To Fight Texting While DrivingIt's an unprecedented move by the nation's top cell phone providers. Normally fierce competitors, the four companies have now banded together to fight the epidemic of texting and driving.
Edgewater High School Wins Verizon's App ChallengeA team of high school students from South River High School in Edgewater is one of 10 winners of a national competition to develop mobile applications that address a need or problem in their schools or communities.
Rural Areas Struggle To Find Internet ProvidersLush hills and cornfields along acres of land mark Carroll County as a haven for people who want to get away from the city life and compact suburban developments -- but finding reliable and affordable Internet can be a headache in rural areas.
Regulators Criticize Verizon's Response To StormFederal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.
Verizon Sends Md. Technicians To New JerseyA helping hand headed to New Jersey. That's what utility workers in New Jersey requested after Superstorm Sandy swept through their area.
Prince George's Officials Fixing 311 System GlitchesVerizon and Prince George's County officials are working to fix glitches with the county's new 311 system.