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Sports Illustrated: Dolan Charged With Breaking Federal Labor Laws

Sports Illustrated: According to The New York Times, the NLRB says Dolan, who is the CEO of the New York-area telecommunications company Cablevision, threatened to withhold pay increases from his company’s technicians in Brooklyn if they did not vote to quit … Read more

NLRB Charges Cablevision with Illegally Firing Jerome Thompson, Conducting a Sham Poll, and Illegally Circumventing the Union by Failing to Bargain over Changes in Working Conditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 7, 2013 Contact: Mandela Jones, 646.200.5316, New York, NY – Late Thursday afternoon, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another sweeping federal complaint against Cablevision, including personally citing CEO James Dolan, for violations … Read more

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 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, Michael Rabinowitz, 646-342-3469, 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


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


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: 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: 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