Tag: IBEW Local 3

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….

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. 

IBEW Local 3 Official Blasts Charter’s Stock Buybacks; Vows To Keep Fighting Attacks On Pension, Medical Plans
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York, Retail

IBEW Local 3 Official Blasts Charter’s Stock Buybacks; Vows To Keep Fighting Attacks On Pension, Medical Plans

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…

Will Striking Spectrum Workers Get A City Council Resolution, Too?
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Will Striking Spectrum Workers Get A City Council Resolution, Too?

New York, NY – This week, Speaker Corey Johnson endorsed a new resolution introduced in the City Council supporting the Building Trades’ ongoing #CountMeIn campaign against “greedy developers” in the construction industry. Which got LaborPress to wondering: should Charter/Spectrum workers striking against similar “corporate greed” for the past 19 months, expect a City Council resolution…

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