Sep 26, 2013
CWA Local 1109 members and community supporters rallied at the Cablevision Brooklyn garage last night to support Cablevision technicians' continue fight for justice on the job.
The "Tech22" also performed their protest rap song, "Dear Mr. Dolan."
Going into its second week, Cablevision continues to face several unfair labor practices charges at a National Labor Relations Board hearing in New York City. The charges include:
- The company has engaged in "bad-faith bargaining" with zero intent on ever reaching an agreement with Brooklyn technicians. Despite voting to join CWA more than a year ago, these workers still do not have a first contract.
- CEO James Dolan personally threatened to deny Bronx workers job opportunities and training if they voted for the union.
- To discourage additional CWA organizing campaigns, Cablevision illegally gave raises of $2 to $9 an hour to every Cablevision employee – except those in Brooklyn.