Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's central offices Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in Philadelphia. Forty-five thousand Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, ... more 
Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's central offices Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in Philadelphia. 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/Matt Rourke) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt Rourke
Mon, Aug 8, 2011 9:15 AM EDT