Tag: Spectrum strike

‘Let’s Face It – The One-Percent Are Nothing But Whiners!’
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

‘Let’s Face It – The One-Percent Are Nothing But Whiners!’

New York, NY – Whether it’s Related Cos.’ push for more nonunion building at Hudson Yards, at lower wages and benefits, or Charter Communications’ refusal to settle a 19-month-old strike with workers over lost pensions and healthcare packages — the corporate class’ campaign to further squeeze working families dry in this town couldn’t be any…

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…

Latest Buzz: Spectrum Strike! CVS Contract Fight! Small Business Survival Act!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National, Retail

Latest Buzz: Spectrum Strike! CVS Contract Fight! Small Business Survival Act!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re revisiting the workers at CVS on Flatbush Avenue and their ongoing fight to become the first unionized shop on the East Coast to secure a fairly bargained contract from the giant pharmaceutical chain. Despite successfully organizing nearly three years ago, CVS continues to…

This Week’s Buzz: #CountMeIn; More on the Spectrum Strike; FDNY Deaths, and Airport Raises
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, National, Retail, Transportation

This Week’s Buzz: #CountMeIn; More on the Spectrum Strike; FDNY Deaths, and Airport Raises

On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re talking about the #CountMeIn movement with Campaign Director Michael Hellstrom and the the fight against so-called “open shop” development in NYC; United Firefighters Association President Gerard Fitzgerald joins us to discuss the latest tragic deaths to hit the FDNY, as well as the problems of trying to…