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Forty thousand Verizon workers went on strike yesterday with 600 potential jobs at state in Delaware.

And the striking workers the state are taking aim at the company’s call center.

Maria Martin a member of the Communication Workers of America Local 13101 told the Wilmington News Journal that the key issue was protecting jobs in the First State.

She said that if the call centers are shutdown it would leave 50 people out of work in southern Delaware.

Martin added that another 100 would be impact in New Castle County.

Port of Baltimore website

BALTIMORE (AP) - An arbitration meeting is scheduled between striking longshoremen at the Port of Baltimore and management.

The longshoremen, the largest of four unions at the port representing more than 1,000 workers, went on strike after contract negotiations stalled Tuesday. Three other unions representing port workers joined the strike.

An arbitration meeting is scheduled for Friday between the International Longshoremen's Association Local No. 333 and the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, which hires laborers to work at the port and represents management.

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BALTIMORE (AP) - A strike by longshoremen at the Port of Baltimore is affecting all cargo operations.

The longshoremen, the largest of four unions at the port representing more than 1,000 workers, went on strike after contract negotiations stalled Tuesday. Three other unions representing port workers joined the strike.

The longshoremen are part of the International Longshoremen's Association Local No. 333. The Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, which hires laborers to work at the port, represents management.