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Pro-union activists charge Cablevision turned blind eye to racism

By Azi Paybarah 8:28 a.m. | Sep. 19, 2014 Re-posted from Capital New York:  Activists working with Cablevision employees trying to negotiate a contract launched a new line of attack against the company, accusing them of turning a blind eye to racism. An … Read more

BROOKLYN WORKERS ACCUSE CABLEVISION OF RIGGING UNION VOTE

BROOKLYN WORKERS ACCUSE CABLEVISION OF RIGGING UNION VOTE Cablevision calls on the Communications Workers of America to respect a third party poll showing that Brooklyn workers do not want to unionize, which the union called a “sham election.” BY NICK … Read more

Cablevision: Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Election

For Immediate Release September 10, 2014 Contact Mandela Jones, 646-200-5316, mandela@berlinrosen.com Michael Rabinowitz, 646-342-3469, rabinowitz@berlinrosen.com Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Election Workers Call for an End to PR Stunts and Intimidation CWA members rejected the illegal, sham vote conducted by … Read more

New State Bill Seeks To Revoke Madison Square Garden Property Tax Break

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BY KENNETH LOVETT SUMMARY: Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator James Sanders, both Democrats from Queens, say the bill they’re teaming up on seeks to end corporate welfare for a super-rich company and would eliminate a $16 million a year … Read more

In These Times: Cablevision CEO’s Threats Prompt NLRB Complaint

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BY MIKE ELK SUMMARY: Last June, Cablevision workers in the Bronx voted against joining the Communications Workers of America, with 43 workers voting in favor of unionization and 121 workers voting against it. Now, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) says that it … Read more

New York Times: Cablevision’s Actions Illegal, Board Says

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BY: Steven Greenhouse SUMMARY: The National Labor Relations Board said on Monday that it planned to file a complaint charging Cablevision with making illegal threats and offering improper inducements to its employees in the Bronx to discourage them from voting to unionize.  The board also … Read more

Arenas Battle to Host the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, as ad campaign targets MSG in favor of Barclays

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New ads financed by Communications Workers of America, calls James Dolan, owner of Madison Square Garden, a union buster who ‘fires and intimidates’ workers at his other company, Cablevision. Read Full Article Here: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/barclays-cwa-head-to-head-msg-all-star-game-article-1.1305135#ixzz2PcXFKhQA To view the two new websites mentioned … Read more

Cable workers to Congress: No light at end of negotiation tunnel

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Read Full Article Here: http://www.amsterdamnews.com/union_matters/cable-workers-to-congress-no-light-at-end-of-negotiation/article_0b35eefa-97eb-11e2-bac3-001a4bcf887a.html By STEPHON JOHNSON, Amsterdam News Staff SUMMARY: In January 2012, Cablevision workers from Brooklyn voted to join the Communications Workers of America by a 180-86 margin and are still waiting for their first signed contract. On Monday, … Read more

New York Daily News: Cablevision brings back 22 employees who groused over stalled contract talks

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Read Full Article Here: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/cablevision-brings-back-22-employees-groused-stalled-contract-talks-article-1.1298591#ixzz2Oep7p6uN By Reuven Blau / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS SUMMARY: Cablevision has rehired 22 employees who were fired after demanding to meet with bosses to discuss stalled contract talks.  This case is being used as an example of the … Read more

Cablevision Case Highlight Hurdles in Negotiating First Contracts, Committee Democrats Learn at Brooklyn Forum

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House Education and the Workforce Committee Democrats Monday, March 25, 2013 Cablevision Case Highlight Hurdles in Negotiating First Contracts, Committee Democrats Learn at Brooklyn Forum BROOKLYN, NY – As the Cablevision fight in New York suggests, significant hurdles exist for … Read more