News From: Corporate Greed

by Don Dunn | on Dec 20, 2012

A Holiday Message from the Executive Board of CWA 1108

As 2012 comes to an end and the holidays are upon us, we hope that you had a Happy Chanukah and want to wish you a Happy Kwanza and Merry Christmas. Very shortly, we will celebrate the New Year, 2013...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2012

Don't Ever Buy News Corp's NYPost

But just in case you did you may have read the article about CWA 1109 protesting outside an event at the Hard Rock Cafe at a fundraising event that Cablevision CEO J. Dolan was having. In typical...

by Don Daley | on Nov 21, 2012

Black Friday Wal-Mart Actions

Wal-Mart is one of the worst companies in this country when it comes to worker abuse and exploitation. It's low prices come with a price and any good union man or woman would not be caught dead...

by George Bloom | on Oct 31, 2012

Take All Precautions Necessary to Prevent Injury

Message from George Bloom, President: I hope everyone and their families are safe. Long Island and other area's will be a long time getting back to normal. The company has declared emergencies in...

by Don Dunn | on Oct 20, 2012

Verizon Contract Ratified

Washington, D.C. -- Members of the Communications Workers of America at Verizon Communications ratified a four-year agreement covering about 35,000 CWA represented workers from Virginia to New...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 31, 2012

Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision contractor voted in favor of CWA representation

Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision contractor Vision Pro last week voted in favor of CWA representation in a vote of 43-3 to join CWA, following workers at Falcon Communications, who also overwhelmingly...

by Don Daley | on Aug 17, 2012

The IBEW turned out at least 20,000 members

 Many of whom work for utility companies in the Northeast just like us. I want to commend our membership for going, remember in today's political climate it is imperative to make our...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

God ended the Con Ed lockout?

Yes Andy Cuomo finally intervened. Yes the hardworking members and good folks over at Local 1-2 did the right thing and mobilized and communicated the issues to us the best way they could. But was it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

Boycott Hyatt!

Housekeepers at Hyatt hotels launched a global boycott of the hotel chain and a campaign to crown Hyatt the worst hotel employer in America.There are many reasons why Hyatt could be considered the...

by Don Dunn | on Jul 10, 2012

Democrats Worry Verizon-Cable Deal Will Limit Competition

A group of 32 House Democrats urged federal regulators on Monday to take a hard look at Verizon's proposed deal with cable companies, warning the deal could discourage competition between phone...

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