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….
New York, NY – This week, telecom giant Charter Communications announced it is looking for journalism’s “best and brightest” to join the ranks of Spectrum News in NYC — we here at LaborPress.org have some advice for our correspondent comrades looking for a new gig: don’t take the job unless you plan on shining a…
New York, NY – Force roughly 1,8000 workers into a punishing 20-month strike — and then force the decertification of their union. That was telecom giant Charter/Spectrum’s plan all along, according to the head of IBEW Local 3.
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.
New York, NY – Is progress finally being made in settling the punishing 20-month-old strike against tele-giant Charter/Spectrum? IBEW Local 3 Business Manager, on Friday, told LaborPress that, yes, some progress is being made.
New York, NY – Cable-TV giant Charter Communications is pushing ahead with efforts to decertify IBEW Local 3, even as efforts to end the punishing 19-month-old Spectrum strike reportedly continue, and a second audit of its Franchise Agreement with NYC is expected this Friday.
New York, NY – IBEW Local 3 leafleting outside NY1’s Chelsea Market studios has been suspended “for now,” Business Manager Chris Erikson told LaborPress on Thursday.
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…
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…
New York, NY – A follow up audit aimed at determining Charter/Spectrum’s compliance with its New York City Franchise Agreement is just weeks away from completion, LaborPress has learned.