Tag: #CountMeIn

#CountMeIn Campaign Teams Up With Related Tenants To Fix Housing Woes
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York

#CountMeIn Campaign Teams Up With Related Tenants To Fix Housing Woes

New York, NY – Besieged Queens residents suffering with rampant rodents, shoddy renovations and tenant harassment at their Marine Terrace apartment complex in Astoria are hopeful a new alliance with the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign will finally help put an end to the troubles they’ve been complaining about since Related Cos. bought the place in 2016.

Charter/Spectrum Strike Drags On As Queens Residents Sound Alarm Over Dangerously Bad Service
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York

Charter/Spectrum Strike Drags On As Queens Residents Sound Alarm Over Dangerously Bad Service

New York, NY – When Queens residents allied with the Building Trades #CountMeIn campaign complain about Charter/Spectrum’s dangerously shoddy cable TV and phone service, they sound a lot like striking IBEW Local 3 workers who say, yes, service is poor — and has only gotten worse as their nearly two-year-old strike against the wealthy corp….

‘Tis The Season To Press The Fight Against Broken Shop Development
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York

‘Tis The Season To Press The Fight Against Broken Shop Development

New York, NY – Despite some frigid temps on Tuesday, December 18, hundreds of trade unionists supporting the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign returned to the offices of Related Companies’ developer CEO Stephen Ross at 10 Columbus Circle, to continue opposition to the use of nonunion labor, or so-called “open shop development” at Hudson Yards. And,…

Related Cos. Greed, Charter/Spectrum Greed – ‘It’s The Same Fight!’
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York, Retail, Transportation

Related Cos. Greed, Charter/Spectrum Greed – ‘It’s The Same Fight!’

New York, NY – This week, thousands of trade unionists flood East 23rd Street in support of IBEW Local 3 workers and their more than 20-month strike against Cable-TV titan Charter/Spectrum — but the Building Trades’ ongoing battle against another corporate behemoth threatening good middle class jobs on the West Side of Manhattan got lots…

Charter Boycott Back On After Negotiations To End 20-Month-Old Strike Break Down
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Charter Boycott Back On After Negotiations To End 20-Month-Old Strike Break Down

New York, NY – Striking Charter/Spectrum workers, on Monday, resumed their Governor Cuomo-backed boycott of NY1 and other corporate-run cable-TV channels following the breakdown of negotiations that could have finally ended IBEW Local 3’s nearly two-year standoff with the multi-billion-dollar telecom giant. 

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