New York, NY – Unhappy customers, lawsuits, notices of default, orders to get out of the state — telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum could have avoided it all, according to IBEW Local 3 Assistant Business Manger Lance Van Arsdale, if only the corporation would have invested in its workforce and infrastructure instead of blowing billions of dollars…
Large for-profit corporations are necessary in modern American society. They employ large numbers of people. They produce goods and services with cost-reducing efficiencies that are not achievable by individuals or smaller enterprises. But the benefits provided by powerful corporate interests should not cause voters or elected officials to disregard the detriments they bring.
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 – New York City Council Member I. Daneek Miller, chair of the Committee on Civil Service and Labor, said on Monday it’s “pretty obvious” that Charter/Spectrum has not bargained “in good faith” with striking IBEW Local 3 workers.
New York, NY – After more than 400 days, IBEW Local 3’s ongoing strike against telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum remained foremost on the minds of many at this past week’s massive #Count Me In rally at Union Square.