When the twin towers fell, Verizon workers stepped up -- but now Verizon wants to eliminate sick days for workers hurt on the job, cut health coverage promised to retirees and force workers to pay thousands per year in healthcare costs.
It's time for AT&T to take the high road on healthcare. Instead of shifting the costs of healthcare onto employees, let's focus on using proven strategies like wellness initiatives to keep the costs of healthcare down.
Verizon made more than $19 billion in profits over the past four years. It pays its executives extremely well ? Chairman Ivan Seidenberg was paid $80 million over the past four years, more than 300 times what an average worker earns. The top five executives were paid more than a quarter of a BILLION dollars.