New York, NY — If you are at all interested in seeing the trade union movement build strength and expand diversity, the stubbornly single-digit figures reflecting the overall percentage of women presently working in the Building Trades still have some way to go before they start inspiring backflips in anyone. But there is another unofficial…
New York, NY – Seven candidates running for the office of New York City public advocate had another chance to call out Charter Communication’s refusal to reach a deal with striking Spectrum workers during a NY1 debate broadcast Wednesday night — they all came up short.
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…