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Jan 14, 2013, 12:00 ET

IBEW Local 827 files petition for Board of Public Utilities hearings on impact of Verizon layoffs on customer service.

The union representing 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry today filed a petition calling on the New Jersey Board of...

Dec 05, 2012, 11:00 ET

IBEW Local 827 testifies before New Jersey Senate Budget Committee on telecom industry recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy; Union calls for cooperation to secure more government funding

The union representing workers in the telecommunications industry today testified on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts before the New Jersey State...

Oct 19, 2012, 16:37 ET

New Jersey based IBEW Local 827 ratifies contract with Verizon

Union to focus efforts on contract enforcement and FiOS build out The union representing 5,500 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications...

Aug 22, 2012, 12:00 ET

Restrictions on US Department of Justice approval of Verizon spectrum deal means FiOS build out should continue in New Jersey; Union calls on Verizon to settle contract and complete FiOS build out in New Jersey.

 The union representing over 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry today praised the conditional approval of the deal...

Jun 04, 2012, 15:48 ET

IBEW Local 827 denounces Verizon plan to eliminate 382 wireline technician jobs in New Jersey

 The union representing over 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry today criticized a plan by Verizon to eliminate 382...

Mar 21, 2012, 17:29 ET

IBEW Local 827 Raises Concerns About Verizon Deal to Acquire Band Width From Cable Companies at U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing; Union Advocates for Consumers

The union representing over 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry spent today lobbying members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary...