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Strike averted as IKEA talks with Md. distribution hub workers

This June 18, 2008 file photo shows Ikea signage at New York City's first Ikea store, in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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

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

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

Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's facilities Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Philadelphia. Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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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