Supreme Court Rejects Cablevision Request To Block NLRB Trial In Union Dispute

The National Labor Relations Board can go ahead with its administrative trial this month on charges that Cablevision resorted to intimidation, bribery and harassment to stop some of its workers in the Bronx from joining the Communications Workers of America (CWA). Chief … Read More »

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Cablevision Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Bar NLRB From Acting On Labor Dispute

The cable company is responding to its loss on Friday at the U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C.: Justices upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s authority to hold an administrative trial this month on charges that Cablevision resorted to intimidation, bribery and harassment to stop some of its workers in the Bronx from joining the Communications Workers of America (CWA) — part of a long-running series of disputes between the company and the union. But Cablevision now wants Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts — the Circuit Justice for D.C. — to stay the Appeals Court decision. Cablevision argued that the NLRB lacks a quorum. The company says that President Obama’s recess appointments were illegal because they were made while the Senate was on an intrasession break, not between sessions. Cablevision also says that an appointment can only be made to positions that open up during a recess. Read More »

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Cablevision Investor Presentation Disrupted By Union Protests

“This will never end, do you understand that?” said one of at least three people who apparently represented the Communications Workers of America and derailed an interview today with Cablevision CFO Gregg Seibert at the Nomura U.S. Media and Telecom … Read More »

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Cablevision Calls Cops As Union Protesters Disrupt Shareholders Meeting

By | Thursday May 23, 2013 @ 3:33pm PDT

The Communications Workers of America has been beefing with the cableco for more than a year, since it claimed Cablevision illegally sacked 22 staffers … Read More »

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