Verizon workers picket outside of the company's New England headquarters in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011. Forty-five thousand Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, ... more 
Verizon workers picket outside of the company's New England headquarters in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011. Forty-five thousand Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike Sunday after negotiations fizzled over a new labor contract for more than a fifth of the company's work force. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michael Dwyer
Sun, Aug 7, 2011 6:24 PM EDT