February 22, 2013
The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee was informed earlier this week that Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board has determined that the Union’s Unfair Labor Practices charges against Disney/ABC do not warrant further proceedings at this time.
January 28, 2013
CWAers and progressive activists across the country marked the third anniversary of the disastrous Supreme Court Citizen's United decision with nationwide actions over the Martin Luther King weekend protesting the billions of dollars that have subverted our political process.
January 10, 2013
Thousands of progressive activists are rallying for Senate rules reform today, spreading the word about an important package of common sense reforms that will reduce opportunities for obstruction and end the silent filibuster.
December 29, 2012
The agreement, which expires in 2015, provides job security, wage increases and includes a signing bonus.
December 18, 2012
NBC correspondent Richard Engel and crew freed in Syria.
December 18, 2012
The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee and ABC-Disney representatives have concluded scheduled meetings in New York City.
November 30, 2012
The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee wanted to provide you with this late breaking update concerning the status of negotiations, and to provide you with important information concerning ABC’s unlawful declaration of impasse and unilateral implementation of Company proposals.
November 13, 2012
Today, ABC Management implemented proposals from the Company’s July 13, 2012 “Last, Best, and Final” contract offer to NABET-CWA. This action is outrageous, and sadly indicative of ABC’s motive to achieve concessions from you, which affect your overall compensation and job security.
November 12, 2012
On November 8, and November 9, 2012, the United States Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service oversaw a second round of mediation sessions between the NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee and ABC/Disney representatives.
November 7, 2012
NABET-CWA and ABC/Disney negotiators are scheduled to meet tomorrow, November 8th and Friday, November 9th in New York City.
October 25, 2012
Friday October 19th the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) certified the results of the election. 11 employees in the Engineering/Master Control/Production group voted for the Union, with 2 employees voting no. The Clerical group consisting of 6 employees voted for NABET with 4 yes and 2 voting no. All 19 workers are now part of NABET-CWA Local 51.
October 11, 2012
Voting has just opened for workshops at the National Conference for Media Reform. – the NCMR is held every couple of years so this is a big deal. The next one is in Denver, CO April 5-7, 2013.
October 1, 2012
The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee and ABC-Disney representatives held scheduled meetings over the weekend in New York City, on September 28, 29, 30. These meetings were conducted under the auspices of Commissioner Timothy Germany, from the United States Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
August 9, 2012
NABET-CWA and ABC/Disney negotiators were scheduled to meet again today in San Francisco, CA. As we reported in Bulletin 32, this round of talks adjourned prematurely yesterday when twenty minutes into the session the Company suggested a halt in the process, until such time as the parties and the FMCS could agree to future dates for meetings on the east coast.
August 8, 2012
NABET-CWA and ABC/Disney negotiators met as scheduled today in San Francisco.