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#Cablevison Sues #CWA #Union

#Cablevison Sues #CWA #Union

Disputes between Cablevision and the Communication Workers of America entered a new phase this week. In state Supreme Court, Cablevision filed a lawsuit alleging CWA made “patently false and defamatory claims” about the speed and quality of Cablevision’s Brooklyn Internet service. Crain’s New York [Full Story…]

Brooklyn’s Cablevision Employees Vote to Join CWA

Brooklyn's Cablevision Employees Vote to Join CWA

Technicians and dispatchers working for the Brooklyn location of Cablevision voted yeterdayto join the Communications Workers of America. According to Multichannel News, this appears to be the first time employees of the Bethpage, Long Island-based cable carrier have organized. The workers will [Full Story…]

Will Cablevision Get a Union?

Will Cablevision Get a Union?

The New York Times took a look recently at attempts by cable installers to bring a union to Bethpage, Long Island-based Cablevision, as the Communications Workers of America is attempting to represent the installers. The Times profiled some of the installers, who have signed on for the union card. [Full Story…]

Verizon Workers will Join Forces with #OccupyWallStreet Today

Verizon Workers will Join Forces with #OccupyWallStreet Today

Verizon union workers have been petitioning over reported pension and benefit cuts since their strike back in August, and despite going back to work, Verizon workers remain without a substantial contract. As a result of this inability to find a resolution, 1,000 Verizon Workers will meet at [Full Story…]

Verizon Workers Surprised by Decision to Suspend Walkout

Verizon Workers Surprised by Decision to Suspend Walkout

The decision to suspend the walkout without an agreement took many Verizon workers by surprise, according to the New York Daily News. Union leaders reportedly never wanted a long walkout and agreed to end it when the company showed a willingness to resume bargaining. When Verizon CEO Lowell [Full Story…]

Verizon Workers Go Back to Work Without a Contract

Verizon Workers Go Back to Work Without a Contract

Late yesterday, the news came in that striking Verizon employees will return to work on Monday while they continue to discuss their contract. Both the union and the company agreed to narrow the terms of the dispute and have set up a timetable for negotiations. The major areas of contention are [Full Story…]

Unionized Verizon Workers To Demonstrate Today

Unionized Verizon Workers To Demonstrate Today

The New York Sun The demonstrations will take place at more than 150 locations throughout NY today, including locations in the five boroughs, in preparation for a possible strike next week.  Verizon's unionized workers want to prevent outsourcing of their jobs, cutbacks on health care [Full Story…]