Phil Hart (left) and Clinton Jennings walk the picket line on Aug. 8, 2011, during the Communication Workers of America strike outside Verizon on Leesville Road in Lynchburg, Va. (Associated Press/The News & Advance)

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Phil Hart (left) and Clinton Jennings walk the picket line on Aug. 8, 2011, during the Communication Workers of America strike outside Verizon on Leesville Road in Lynchburg, Va. (Associated Press/The News & Advance)