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Union Threatens Verizon with Boycott

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Union Threatens Verizon with Boycott

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Union Threatens Verizon with Boycott

Union Threatens Verizon with Boycott

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The union representing Verizon's East Coast workers says it is compiling the names of Verizon customers willing to switch their service to rival AT&T if Verizon insists on job cuts. Company officials say the move will only end up hurting the workers themselves. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.