Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Verizon Counts 90 Acts of Sabotage

On day five of the strike by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Verizon reported a growing amount of sabotage to its network facilities. Since August 6, the company said it has recorded more than 90 acts of sabotage, some of which have directly affected service to thousands of customers across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including police stations and other emergency responders.

Verizon also noted that its managers and contingency crews have been keeping up with support duties. The company's call centers answered 91 percent of incoming calls on Wednesday. Its management employees have repaired the sabotaged facilities.

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