Cablevision confirmed that it has rehired 22 employees who were fired in January after they demanded a meeting with a manager to discuss the company's contract talks with their union, the Communications Workers of America.
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 faced a new setback in wireline union negotiations on Thursday as they were not able to come to ratify a three-year agreement with AT&T West.
AT&T on Wednesday took a step toward closing another chapter in its ongoing union contract negotiations by striking a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 for wireline workers in the telco's West region.
One year after Cablevision employees in Brooklyn, N.Y., voted to join the Communications Workers of America, Cablevision said on Friday that union members are petitioning the National Labor Relations Board to schedule a vote that could see CWA's union status decertified.
AT&T Southwest has reached a new tentative contract agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 6 affecting its wireline workers, days after negotiations resumed in the wake of a previous tentative offer being rejected by District 6 membership.
AT&T Southwest on Wednesday suffered another setback on the wireline union negotiation front as the Communications Workers of America District 6 failed to ratify a new four-year labor contract.
Cablevision sued the Communications Workers of America, alleging the union has "engaged in an unlawful campaign to discredit and libel Cablevision and its business."
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America District 6 recently came to a tentative agreement with wireline workers in the telco's Southwest territory.
Hawaiian Telcom on Friday overcame a long battle with its union employees, who voted to ratify a five-year collective bargaining agreement.
Cablevision is demanding that the Communications Workers of America halt a phone campaign in which it is telling subscribers who lost service after Hurricane Sandy that they need to call the MSO to request refunds.