Local Verizon workers on strike will hold a rally Thursday at 9 a.m. in front of the Verizon store on the corner of Transit Road and Wehrle Drive in Williamsville.
Verizon workers have been on strike for five weeks now. Postal workers have joined strikers as they continue to push for a new contract with the company.
Union workers said nearly 40,000 employees are without health care. Verizon cut off their coverage the first of the month.
Workers said the strike is more than just a fight for better wages. They said it's a fight to save the middle class and keep jobs in the U.S.
Postal workers said they've been trying to accomplish some of the same things.
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