Company spokesman Rich Young said Verizon sought the injunction after incidents of sabotage, harassment and obstruction at its facilities.
Nassau County police stood watch Tuesday as about a dozen Verizon workers on strike picketed outside a residence in Westbury, where two supervisors were working to repair a phone line.
Candice Johnson of the Communication Workers of America and Verizon’s Richard Young had no immediate word on progress toward settling a strike that was in its second day Monday.
The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.
During one of the winter storms this past season, Long Beach Township sent out a reverse 911 advisory on conditions, but was short some 2,500 homes.
It may be just one pole that is designed to fit in, but the earthy brown utility tower has some Brooklyn residents digging in for a fight.
The fair offered not only jobs, but resume tips and mentoring opportunities. The intended message from employers to veterans was they were wanted and sought after.
A Long Island community’s tribute to our fallen heroes this Memorial Day will come with a surprising price tag. The Long Island Power Authority says Shelter Island owes a fee for using its poles to hang American flags.
With the end of the school year just around the corner, the Bloomberg administration is trying to raise private money so that thousands of city kids can have summer jobs.
A new national alert system is set to begin in New York City that will alert the public to emergencies via cell phones.
The current cell tower, resembling a flag pole, would give way to a taller one adorned with fake evergreen.
Telephone and cable companies support the measure, which was fast-tracked through the Assembly and was on its way to the governor’s desk before hitting a roadblock.
Two advocacy groups said deregulating phone service in New Jersey would lead to higher rates, especially for senior citizens and those who live in rural areas.
Local residents in the Byram section of Greenwich are protesting against the idea of a giant four-carrier cell tower being erected in the neighborhood.
It wasn’t a mob scene at the Verizon store on 42nd Street, Verizon’s David Sandberg says they’re expecting a strong day for the device, which sold out in online presales.