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Strike averted as IKEA talks with Md. distribution hub workers (access required)

PERRYVILLE — A strike has been averted after IKEA and workers at a distribution center in Maryland agreed to extend contract talks. The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that the workers’ union had rejected IKEA’s latest proposal and approved a strike that ...

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Md. grocery workers union reaches tentative deal to avoid strike (access required)

A union representing grocery store workers says it has reached tentative agreement with both Giant and Safeway. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 27 leaders announced a tentative agreement with Giant in a statement late Tuesday. Leaders are recommending the ...

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Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract (access required)

NEW YORK — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract. About 39,000 landline and cable employees in nine Eastern states and Washington, ...

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Sanders cheers 39K Verizon strikers in Md., other states (access required)

NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cheered on striking Verizon workers Wednesday after 39,000 landline and cable employees walked off the job. Sanders told workers at a picket line in Brooklyn they displayed courage by standing up to ...

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