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.
New York, NY – It’s roughly 40 miles between The World’s Most Famous Arena and Mike Farrelly’s home in Rockaway, NJ; and if the Knicks or Rangers run long, Madison Square Garden’s assistant chief electrician may not make it home to until well past midnight.
New York, NY – Union leaders and climate change activists urging the House of Labor, this week, to fully back the transition to 100-percent renewable energy say it’s up to rank & file members to make it happen.
Brooklyn, NY – You can still win. That’s the message CWA District 1 Organizing Coordinator Tim Dubnau and his members have for striking Charter/Spectrum workers with IBEW Local 3 who’ve been without their jobs for a punishing year-and-a-half.
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.