Cablevision: Don’t Scrooge Workers

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December 21, 2012 by 99pickets

Cablevision owner Jim Dolan has been playing “hard-to-get” in negotiations with the Brooklyn Cablevision workers who, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, dubbed themselves “The Cablevision 99%” and voted to join the union Communication Workers of America (CWA). At the same time, he’s been giving raises to non-union workers in all other boroughs, as well as upgrading the technologies they use, leaving Brooklyn behind.

On Wednesday, December 19th, during the Knicks game at Madison Square Garden – Jim Dolan also owns the Knicks – they got some help from the Illuminator crew as they tried to get their message across.

Video by the Flying Hand Collective.

Find out more: thecablevision99.org


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