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Striking Verizon Workers Head Back To Work After Deal

Hundreds of Verizon workers strike outside of the telecommunications company's Brooklyn offices on April 13, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Hundreds of Verizon workers strike outside of the telecommunications company's Brooklyn offices on April 13, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Around 40,000 Verizon workers will be back at work on Wednesday after ending a nearly seven-week strike.

The Communications Workers of America reached a tentative contract deal with Verizon that provides for 1,300 new call center jobs and 10 percent raises over four years, while making health care plan changes to save money.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Cardiff Garcia, U.S. editor for FT Alphaville, about what the agreement signals about Verizon’s future.

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