Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision contractor voted in favor of CWA representation

Kris LaGrange's picture
Aug 31, 2012

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. 

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