Verizon Strike 2016 could affect service today

We can confirm that as planned, the Verizon strike is now in affect in New Jersey and other parts of the US this morning. For those that haven’t seen it, we have the full statement from the CWA and also suggestions on how some aspects of Verizon’s service could be affected by the Verizon strike on April 13, 2016.

If you didn’t think it would go ahead, just head on to social media as 40,000 workers are now on their way across streets, in protest in what they believe is Verizon’s ‘corporate greed’ and an unwillingness to give workers a fair package.

For those that what to know why Verizon workers are on strike this morning, you can read the official statement which was sent out to the CWA website below:


Also, David P. Willis over on has some useful coverage of the live strike which is ongoing, including the Vine which we’ve also added for you here.

As for how Verizon customers or prospective customers may be impacted, there are fears that those who are currently waiting for service connections on mobile or internet may face delays, also to those who may have been disconnected recently and were expecting reconnection today.

What are your thoughts on the Verizon strike by workers today and have any of you had service affected in your area?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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