Probably making crazy cash since he gets paid from altice name trademark. Unreal...
Topics regarding layoffs at Altice USA (Cablevision)
It’s official, contract has been approved. 37 yes, 11 no. Just wanna wish everyone the best with their contract.
I’m hearing a lot of guys here complaining about the agreement between Altice & 1049 for Freeport/Bethpage. Not one person has spoken for themselves & said what they would have liked to have been in the contract. The union has given all of us plenty... read more
For those of you who don’t know the outbound telesales department in Jericho is closing by the end of June. 😢
What’s going on with the Hawthorne/ wappingers contracts?
Altice & IBEW have agreed on a 3 year contract. Metrics are GONE after 2019. 2020 EVERYONE gets 2.5% increase in pay with 3% increase in pay the following year. All benefits locked in. Contract ratification vote will be held next week. Will provide... read more
Plus they have better job protections and more rights
Lets assume that total comp is about 25 million
We were told o.t. would be open two weeks ago. Still nothing. Guess it to is going to contractors
This company has gone to such $hit!, I don’t understand how anyone isn’t looking for a new career! The customers are ticked off and the employees are getting treated like $hit. The stores are packed daily with people returning equipment. That is not... read more
FYI.... Altice who since buying Suddenlink and driving it straight into the ground. Is at it again. A increase to their already BOGUS “Line Enhancement Fee” Which will bring a already staggering tax/fees per customer to $28.50 per month. So for 1 tv... read more
Heard there were changes happening in VDO? New management?
Anyone have a link to or a good summary of some recent contracts other than the Brooklyn one? Curious to see what the company is agreeing to lately. We are just starting negotiations (i think).
So much for keeping testing inhouse. Typical mgmt blowing smoke up your a$$.
Heard a lot of FTTH guys talking Union. How would that work being it’s a “temporary assignment”?
All contracting companies are currently hiring. Wonder why?
E mail for VRP 2019 just sent out to those who qualify. 65 is the number. 2 Phases. More info coming.
Told us contractors are doing twice as much a week so will they will just put us all on testing, until they contract that out too.
So let's say Morris goes Union tomorrow. How is the shop run? Is it "status quo" or is everything still negotiated? Le's say i want to move to a different shift, do I have to go through the union since it's there but no contract? What if I want to... read more
All field work from running cable, pdos, jsos, splicing, etc is all being contracted out. In house guys are only testing for now until that gets contracted too. Its only a matter of time. These supervisors keep feeding you c-ap about how testing will... read more
It's not just Altice, this entire industry is in disarray - I don't know there is a company where employees are safe right now. Layoffs are omnipresent. The smartest thing to do now is apply for another job in a whole new field. At least for those... read more
Ok all 3 company meetings done ! Hope you guys that are voting no know where you stand ! For the guys voting no if you still can’t see thru the b---s--- . The company is begging us not to go . Just so you understand the union has never begged us to... read more
So are we gonna go union or what?
Glad you guys can cut jobs an now pay that much for a useless news company.
Ok Morris the date is set. Lets hope mgmt keeps it this time . Btw thanks mgmt team for all your speeches but i think we'll try our luck elsewhere. Keep up the good fight techs .
In case anybody is interested what's going on with the Dolan/Altice lawsuit... "A judge Monday urged the Dolan family and Altice USA to negotiate an out-of-court settlement of the family's lawsuit over layoffs by Altice at News 12 Networks, saying... read more
Altice USA Named One Of America's 'Best Employers' By Forbes BusinessWire - Thu Apr 18, 10:08AM CDT Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, proudly announces that it has... read more
You guys need to wake up! You dont see it unfolding? Are you blind?
This morning 5 vans in port jefferson hub go up in flames around 1030 pm.
Everyday this month multiple techs are coming in to no routes. Just so the contractors have work. Today only 5 techs had routes. They say they are just keeping the contractors feed for the summer push. Is this happening in other areas. Or just... read more
Hope we know what we're getting into. All I've heard is guys complaining about they can't take vacation when they want....doesn't seem worth my 2%.
Which group of people are working on it and when are all headends scheduled to be completed
We have field techs in Ftth for two years and no one is cycling out to give fellow union brothers a chance to cycle in I thought we were all equal we want to learn to test and repair also
Man does franks mouth travel far. Sorry to hear it boys but i hope the 50 left deserve it. We heard about it up here in this shop good luck to you all. I
So how many other depots have a hard on for when we take lunch? Always been a hot topic at our depot but today it has more time frames. "You must take it within 4 to 6 hrs of your shift. You cannot take it at the end of your shift". Anybody else deal... read more
Welcome to the union!
Hey BK Techs , so the CWA sold you guys out ??? Your ATS now !!!! All that talk about save your job Vote Yes !!!! Now you just like the rest of Us !!!! Only thing your minus 2 percent for dues !!!!! Can anyone from BK elaborate!!!
Dispatcher has been going to Texas to train workers for their job! Any word on how long NYC dispatchers will still have their job.