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 chose to unionize in July. In January, 282 Brooklyn Cablevision joined CWA Local 1109."This is a great day for Vision Pro workers and for all cable technicians who want a voice on the job," said Deane Crawford, a Vision Pro technician. "We are proud to join our brothers and sisters at Falcon and Cablevision, because we are all fighting for the same thing: good jobs, respect and fairness.Chris Shelton told the New York Daily News that workers are building momentum. "When we won one election, they called it a fluke. When we won two, they said it was a coincidence," he said. "But after three elections for union rights at Cablevision and its contractors, this is a movement that is not going away.