Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who went on strike on April 13, 2016 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in principle with the company. After 45 days of the largest strike in recent history, striking CWA members have achieved our major goals. A tentative agreement was reached through the assistance of the Department of Labor on Friday, May 27, 2016. The picket lines have are down and the strike is over. A Tentative Agreement was reached, and the membership overwhelmingly ratified it on June 17, 2016.