New York, NY – Telecom giant Charter/Spectrum may have vowed to spend years challenging the Public Service Commission’s revocation of its 2016 merger with Time-Warner Cable — but the corporation’s chances of successfully renewing its Franchise Agreement with the City of New York in 2020 just might be zip.
New York, NY – The striking group of Charter/Spectrum workers who have introduced a plan to replace the flagging telecom king with a new worker cooperative that would better serve subscribers and workers alike, says the timing to get behind the effort couldn’t be more perfect.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include the New York State Public Service Commission’s decision to revoke its approval of the 2016 merger between Charter Communications, Inc. and Time Warner Cable, Inc., as well as comments from DoITT. New York, NY – The agency overseeing IT and telecommunications services throughout the City of New…
New York, NY – A group of striking Charter/Spectrum workers holding the picket line for nearly a year-and-a-half have introduced a new business plan to break the corporation’s stranglehold on cable-TV service in New York City and replace it with a new worker cooperative that benefits everyone.
New York, NY – A promised investigation that could definitively determine if cable-TV giant Charter/Spectrum is in violation of its Franchise Agreement with the City of New York will commence by September 1, LaborPress has learned.
New York, NY – It’s been 16 months, but striking Charter/Spectrum worker Darren Fonseca, 41, still finds himself growing upset the minute he starts talking about the way the telecommunications giant has treated longtime employees like him.
New York, NY – After a decade trying, the sponsor of a new effort to limit the concentration of city trash being disproportionately processed through communities of color, this week, saluted Teamsters Joint Council 16 for being instrumental in finally getting the measure okayed in the City Council.
SPIRIT OF THE LAW: Have Google, Apple, McDonald’s, Disney and Others Illegally Suppressed Workers’ Wages?
Yes, appears to be the answer judging from recent legal settlements.
For RWDSU members, the real-world effects of the Trump administration’s almost incomprehensibly cruelRWDSU focus came into startling view June 20. At a time when the world was voicing outrage about families being separated at the southern U.S. border, another shocking miscarriage of justice occurred further north in Ohio. At a Fresh Mark meat processing plant, 146…