Verizon’s History of very bad things – links

Verizon: Plenty Of Good Middle Class Jobs But Would You Want To Work There?

http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2012/09/14/verizon-plenty-of-good-middle-class-jobs-but-would-you-want-to/

Dias v. Verizon New England, Inc.
http://archive.recapthelaw.org/mad/127903/

Verizon doesn’t pay its fair share: Nader 9/4/2013

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2013/09/04/verizon_doesnt_pay_its_fair_share_nader.html

Verizon One of Most Aggressive US Corporate Tax Dodgers, Says US Consumer Advocate
by István Fekete on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 – 1:40pm PDT
http://www.iphoneincanada.ca/carriers/verizon-one-of-most-aggressive-us-corporate-tax-dodgers-says-us-consumer-advocate/

Lawsuits against Verizon allege exposure from lead-acid batteries
http://wvrecord.com/news/s-3961-kanawha-county/261943-lawsuits-against-verizon-allege-exposure-from-lead-acid-batteries

Verizon Makes OSHA List of Severe Safety Violators
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/verizon-joins-osha-list-severe-safety-violators

OSHA Adds Verizon to List of ‘Severe’ Safety Violators
http://www.examiner.com/article/verizon-pays-300-000-to-settle-eeoc-sexual-harassment-case

Unfair Termination Relief|Employee Rights|Job Termination Rights|Financial Remedies
http://unfairterminationrelief.com/blog/?p=63

Region 22 Issues Complant and Notice of Hearing Against Verizon New Jersey, Inc:
http://www.nlrb.gov/region-22-issues-complant-and-notice-hearing-against-verizon-new-jersey-inc

Suit Blames Bell Atlantic in three Employees Suicides:
http://www.herminalaw.com/media/BS-Bell%20Atlantic-Employees%20Suicides-%205-11-99.pdf

Safety or Productivity: Which should come first? Verizon fires seven technicians for low productivity, days after employee killed on the job:
http://www.ibew2320.org/index_files/employee.htm

Bell Atlantic Accused Of Allowing Racism Ten Current And Former Workers Are Suing. They Say Conditions Were Bad Enough To Lead To Two Suicides:
http://articles.philly.com/1999-05-11/news/25516495_1_joan-rasmussen-bell-atlantic-lawsuit

Bell Atlantic files Bias Suit:
http://www.herminalaw.com/media/AP-BA%20Workers%20file%20suit-5-12-99.pdf

Bell Atlantic Responds to Federal Judge’s Ruling in Lawsuit.
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Bell+Atlantic+Responds+to+Federal+Judge’s+Ruling+in+Lawsuit.-a019749470

Verizon Union Workers Fight Layoffs / Warn of ‘suicides, foreclosures and broken families’
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Verizon-Union-Workers-Fight-Layoffs-104040

Former Bell Staffer Reveals Inventory Scandal
http://www.teletruth.org/TeletruthAuditExclusive.html

Verizon Employee jumped to his death / In a Moment, A Life Taken and Many More Shaken
http://www.arlnow.com/2010/07/21/in-a-moment-a-life-taken-and-many-more-shaken/

Workers want tax-dodger Verizon to settle contract dispute
http://www.peoplesworld.org/workers-want-tax-dodger-verizon-to-settle-contract-dispute

State Urged to Consider Removing New York Telephone From Nynex
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/10/04/business/state-urged-to-consider-removing-new-york-telephone-from-nynex.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

Verizon Screwed Me
http://www.planetfeedback.com/verizon+local+telephone+(and+fios)/other/verizon+screwed+me/199743

Probe Connects N.Y. Phone Firm to Bawdy Parties
http://articles.latimes.com/1990-07-12/business/fi-569_1_nynex

Corporate Villians – The 10 Worst Corporations of 1990 / NYNEX: Most Valuable Pervert
http://multinationalmonitor.org/hyper/issues/1990/12/mokhiber.html

Nynex embarks on a new road. (Company Profile)
http://business.highbeam.com/137453/article-1G1-12212685/nynex-embarks-new-road

Verizon Call Center Workers Get Class Cert. In FLSA Suit
http://www.law360.com/midwest/articles/356392/verizon-call-center-workers-get-class-cert-in-flsa-suit

Nynex Corporation says it investigated whistleblower:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1982&dat=19900818&id=2FZGAAAAIBAJ&sjid=nSMNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2321,2149762

Verizon Pays $300,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Case:
http://www.examiner.com/article/verizon-pays-300-000-to-settle-eeoc-sexual-harassment-case

PHONE WORKER’S CALL ‘GIRL’ SUIT. SEZ HE WORE HEELS, TALKED DIRTY:
http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/phone-worker-call-girl-suit-sez-wore-heels-talked-dirty-article-1.639229

An Escalator Step Collapses, Killing Woman as She Rides:
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/09/17/nyregion/an-escalator-step-collapses-killing-woman-as-she-rides.html

Woman Killed in freak escalator accident:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1144&dat=19870917&id=ZrUqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QmMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5557,994186

Verizon Employee Class Action Settlement
http://www.topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/1006-verizon-employee-class-action-settlement-

Verizon faces lawsuit from customer over advertised DSL speed
http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/verizon-faces-lawsuit-customer-over-advertised-dsl-speed/2012-04-12

Verizon asks U.S. Government for permission to edit the Internet
http://www.bgr.com/2012/07/11/verizon-net-neutrality-fcc-lawsuit/#.UAR4iTehptI.email

Verizon Wireless Reaches $10M Class Action Settlement Over fees
http://www.topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/1979-verizon-wireless-reaches-10m-class-action-settlement-over-fees#pbTbgc02gwfw1jFL.03

Our Sister Firm, Fine, Olin & Anderman, Wins Discrimination Suit Against Verizon
http://lawampm.com/blog/ny-personal-injury-blog/2010/11/16/our-sister-firm-fine-olin-anderman-wins-discrimination-suit-against-verizon/
Verizon to Pay $20 Million to Settle Nationwide EEOC Disability Suit
http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/7-6-11a.cfm
NJ Attorney General sues Verizon (2009) and get a load of this fraud ! VZ settled in late 2010 (or about that time) to pay around 1 million in fines.
http://www.lfirm.com/blog/2009/04/new-jersey-sues-verizon-over-deceptive-fios-sales-and-marketing-practices.shtml

Six Million Dollar Settlement Is A Reminder Of The Importance Of Complying With The California Family Rights Act
http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com/fmla/six-million-dollar-settlement-is-a-reminder-of-the-importance-of-complying-with-the-california-famil/#.T-y7SyBZOjE.email

FMLA rules as thick as a phone book? Be prepared for FMLA interference lawsuit:
http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/30499/fmla-rules-as-thick-as-a-phone-book-be-prepared-for-fmla-interference-lawsuit

VERIZON PENNSYLVANIA TO PAY $37,000 TO SETTLE EEOC FEDERAL RETALIATION SUIT
http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/3-16-09b.cfm

Woman sues Verizon for work injuries:
http://wvrecord.com/news/244776-woman-sues-verizon-for-work-injuries

Woman sues Verizon for lying about Internet speed:
http://paidcontent.org/2012/04/10/woman-sues-verizon-for-lying-about-internet-speed/

Verizon Hit With Lawsuit Over Firing Of Employee:
http://www.legalinfo.com/legal-news/verizon-hit-with-lawsuit-over-firing-of-employee.html

Verizon lawsuit settlement: The Real Deal:
http://www.9wsyr.com/content/news/real_deal/story/Verizon-lawsuit-settlement-The-Real-Deal/6IzdcoNlkUqm-CG1ItnifA.cspx#.UAnBiVChQko.email

NY Disability Attorney Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Verizon for Potential Cancer Victims
http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/resource/ny-disability-attorney-files-class-action-lawsuit-against-verizon-for-potential-cancer-victims/

Verizon Settles Cell Phone Billing Class Action for $90 Million
http://www.bigclassaction.com/settlement/verizon-settlement-lawsuit-class.php?ref=rss

Court Approves Chargebacks Against Commissions
http://www.callaborlaw.com/entry/court-approves-chargebacks-against-commissions

Verizon Faces Overtime Class Action
http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/lawsuit/verizon-overtime-class-action.html#.UBik3bV6CVB

Nuclear Toxic Soup! Not Just Japan – How about the Verizon Hicksville Property?
http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/2011/03/articles/health-info/nuclear-toxic-soup-not-just-japan-how-about-the-verizon-hicksville-property-/

Court Holds Employers May Chargeback Sales Representatives For Returns
http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/2012/07/articles/new-cases/court-holds-employers-may-chargeback-sales-representatives-for-returns/#.UBgd7DlD6ws.email

Transitioning HR Professionals –Look to Verizon for Employment
http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/tags/no-fault-attendance/

Rigid Policies May Break Under the Weight of ADA Reasonable Accommodation
http://www.epspros.com/NewsResources/Newsletters?find=20802&printver=true

Verizon Employee Alleges Hostile Work Environment
http://judicialview.com/Court-Cases/Civil_Procedure/Verizon-Employee-Alleges-Hostile-Work-Environment/10/14470

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdams – Inside Trading Results
http://www.secform4.com/insider-trading/1385260.htm

Suit blames Bell Atlantic Iin 3employees’ suicides
http://www.herminalaw.com/media/BS-Bell%20Atlantic-Employees%20Suicides-%205-11-99.pdf

FMLA rules as thick as a phone book? Be prepared for FMLA interference lawsuit
http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/30499/fmla-rules-as-thick-as-a-phone-book-be-prepared-for-fmla-interference-lawsuit

Double Whammy For Whistleblower In Verizon Lawsuit
http://www.discriminationattorney.com/Double_Whammy_For_Whistleblower_In_Verizon_Lawsuit-1897468.html

Our Sister Firm, Fine, Olin & Anderman, Wins Discrimination Suit Against Verizon
http://lawampm.com/blog/ny-personal-injury-blog/2010/11/16/our-sister-firm-fine-olin-anderman-wins-discrimination-suit-against-verizon/

Verizon Union Workers Fight Layoffs
Warn of ‘suicides, foreclosures and broken families’
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Verizon-Union-Workers-Fight-Layoffs-104040

In a Moment, A Life Taken and Many More Shaken
http://www.arlnow.com/2010/07/21/in-a-moment-a-life-taken-and-many-more-shaken/

Verizon Screwed Me
http://www.planetfeedback.com/verizon+local+telephone+(and+fios)/other/verizon+screwed+me/199743

Bell Atlantic Workers File Bias Suit
http://www.herminalaw.com/media/AP-BA%20Workers%20file%20suit-5-12-99.pdf

N.J. sues Verizon claiming deceptive advertising of FiOS
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/03/nj_sues_verizon_for_deceptive.html
Six Million Dollar Settlement Is A Reminder Of The Importance Of Complying With The California Family Rights Act
http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com/fmla/six-million-dollar-settlement-is-a-reminder-of-the-importance-of-complying-with-the-california-famil/#.T-y7SyBZOjE.email

Verizon faces lawsuit from customer over advertised DSL speed
http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/verizon-faces-lawsuit-customer-over-advertised-dsl-speed/2012-04-12

Verizon asks U.S. Government for permission to edit the Internet
By Zach Epstein on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:20 PM
http://bgr.com/2012/07/11/verizon-net-neutrality-fcc-lawsuit/#.UAR4iTehptI.email

Woman sues Verizon for lying about Internet speed
http://paidcontent.org/2012/04/10/woman-sues-verizon-for-lying-about-internet-speed/

Joan PUCINO, Plaintiff-Appellant, Debora Cole and Maryanne Dauer, Plaintiffs, v. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, INC., Defendant-Appellee.
http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1534977.html

Verizon Hit With Lawsuit Over Firing Of Employee
http://www.legalinfo.com/legal-news/verizon-hit-with-lawsuit-over-firing-of-employee.html

Stop Union-Busting at Verizon – 4,710 Letters and Emails Sent So Far
http://www.petition2congress.com/4950/stop-union-busting-at-verizon/

Jury Awards Active Video $115 Million In Verizon Patent Case
http://www.multichannel.com/content/jury-awards-activevideo-115-million-verizon-patent-case
Verizon lawsuit settlement: The Real Deal
http://www.9wsyr.com/content/news/real_deal/story/Verizon-lawsuit-settlement-The-Real-Deal/6IzdcoNlkUqm-CG1ItnifA.cspx#.UAnBiVChQko.email

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Verizon Wireless for “Mystery Data Charges”
http://stopthecap.com/2010/03/01/class-action-lawsuit-filed-against-verizon-wireless-for-mystery-data-charges/

Verizon Wireless Reaches $10M Class Action Settlement Over Fees
http://www.topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/1979-verizon-wireless-reaches-10m-class-action-settlement-over-fees

$70M Verizon race suit
http://news.staytia.com/article/296923/70M-Verizon-race-suit

FMLA rules as thick as a phone book? Be prepared for FMLA interference lawsuit
http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/30499/fmla-rules-as-thick-as-a-phone-book-be-prepared-for-fmla-interference-lawsuit

$70M Verizon race suit – NYPOST.com
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/verizon_race_suit_8JccQn4mhq4…

NY Disability Attorney Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Verizon for Potential Cancer Victims
http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/resource/ny-disability-attorney-files-class-action-lawsuit-against-verizon-for-potential-cancer-victims/

Verizon Employee Alleges Hostile Work Environment
http://judicialview.com/Court-Cases/Civil_Procedure/Verizon-Employee-Alleges-Hostile-Work-Environment/10/14470

CAROLINE DELIA v. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC VERIZON INFORMATION SERVICES INC VERIZON SUPERPAGES IDEARC MEDIA CORP VERIZON DIRECTORIES SERVICES EAST INC MALVERN SMALLWOOD
http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-1st-circuit/1578364.html

Verizon Faces Overtime Class Action
http://www.bigclassaction.com/lawsuit/verizon-overtime-class-action.php

The Artful Dodgers: Telecommunications and Technology
http://www.publicampaign.org/reports/artfuldodgers/telecom

Second Circuit: Repeated Use of “Bitch” May Be Enough to Create Hostile Work Environment
http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/2010/08/articles/second-circuit-repeated-use-of-bitch-may-be-enough-to-create-hostile-work-environment/

Patrick Campbell v CELLCO PARTNERSHIP /VERIZON WIRELESS, INC.,
Defendant.
http://docs.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/new-york/nysdce/1:2010cv09168/372485/60/0.pdf?1328800531

OSHA Cites Verizon for “Serious” Safety Violations, Proposes $13,500 in Fines After Investigation of Employee Fatality
http://ibew2222.org/osha_cites_verizon_for_%2526quot%3Bserious%2526quot%3B_safety_violations%2C_proposes_%2413%2C500_in_fines_after_investigation_of_employee_fatality
US Labor Department’s OSHA cites Verizon NY Inc. for repeat and
serious safety violations following utility worker’s death in Brooklyn
https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=22017

Verizon Sucks!!!
http://verizarape.com/

Verizon to pay more than $800,000 for billing errors
http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2011/12/16/verizon-to-pay-800000-for-bill-errors.html

Verizon wants to destroy the concept of Internet.
http://www.yaabot.com/3814/verizon-wants-destroy-concept-internet/

Debtquake: A Lesson From Verizon’s http://www.thetrumpet.com/article/10929.4.0.0/economy/debtquake-a-lesson-from-verizons-massive-buyoutMassive Buyout

Verizon Taking Legal Action Against Condo Owners Who Don’t Want FiOS
http://noarmycanstopanidea.com/verizon-taking-legal-action-against-condo-owners-who-dont-want-fios/

Why AT&T And Verizon May Start Charging You More Fees
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/22/att-verizon-fees_n_3480841.html

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