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Hundreds of Verizon workers strike outside of the telecommunications company's Brooklyn offices on April 13, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Hundreds of Verizon workers strike outside of the telecommunications company's Brooklyn offices on April 13, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Around 40,000 Verizon workers will be back at work on Wednesday after ending a nearly seven-week strike.

The Communications Workers of America reached a tentative contract deal with Verizon that provides for 1,300 new call center jobs and 10 percent raises over four years, while making health care plan changes to save money.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Cardiff Garcia, U.S. editor for FT Alphaville, about what the agreement signals about Verizon's future.

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This segment aired on May 31, 2016.

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