Verizon, Unions Resume Negotiations

About 78,000 Verizon Communications workers remain on the job as contract talks resume. A strike deadline at midnight Saturday passed with unions deciding to stay at the bargaining table. At issue is how future layoffs will be handled and whether those workers can take jobs in other parts of the company. Hear NPR's Ari Shapiro.



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