"We're on strike because we will do whatever it takes to create a better workplace for ourselves and those that follow.
"We're standing together to make sure the needs of working families are met, instead of standing by as a handful of individuals get richer and richer.
"We're standing together because Verizon has fired, threatened, and intimidated working people at Verizon Wireless who are trying to create a better future for themselves and their families.
"We're standing together because we want to earn a living in our own communities instead of moving away from our homes and our families for months at a time. We want good jobs to stay in the United States, not be sent overseas.
"We're standing together to make sure that working people at Verizon cannot just make a good living, but also have a good life."