Altice USA (Cablevision) Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Altice USA (Cablevision)

Shutting down FTTH

Heard they are shutting the FTTH project down in the next two weeks.

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Customer facing contract

Does anybody have an actual contract from when Altice took over stating customer facing employees could not be fired for 4 years?

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Safety Shaming

What's with all the safety shaming lately. Who cares if someone fell trying to sit down in a chair. Do we have nothing better to do?

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Newark Call Center almost empty and to be closed soon

Someone I know who left Altice a month ago had reported that the Newark Call Center had only around 25 reps with many Call Center Supervisors either terminated or left with a package. It's rumored that Altice USA will shutdown the Newark Call Center... —  read more 

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T25 Staple Gun

Company will no longer be using T25 staple gun/staples. They will not be supplying them anymore & will not be in tackle boxes. Company does not want T25 staple gun to be used for any work from now on. The T59 staple gun/staples are to be used... —  read more 

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Customer Service

Yesterday when they had Altice emergency broadcast come on it took over 15 minutes to finally go back to regular channel. When you call Hauppauge service you press 1thru 6 to get someone on phone and after pressing the right number they say thank you... —  read more 

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NO CUSTOMER SERVICE KNOWLEDGE

Rumors are getting louder n stronger that Altice is going to start selling Depots, they owe so much n is joke begging for tools n no common sense the way customer service, appreciation n cable knowledgeable to run a company in the US We need a... —  read more 

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The Altice Way

Records show Altice is a party to 263 lawsuits worldwide for the three-plus years 2016 to 2019 year-to-date who was president of News 12 at the time of its sale to Altice commented, "Altice's management continues to chip away at the quality of the... —  read more 

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VRP

How’s the new VRP going?

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West nyack and gwl. Its time.

Arent you guys done with bs, the favoritism, the supervisors throwing their weight around, them telling you my way or the highway, things constantly getting taken away, healthcare costs rising every year, busting your hump and barely getting a... —  read more 

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Standby For Union Shops

It’s come to my attention that there were a few techs that were told this week that they have to do standby on Labor Day. There were told if they cannot do it then they have to find someone to take it. This clearly violates the terms & conditions... —  read more 

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Safety

What happened to post about safety issues?🤔

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Morris Contract

So? We voted them in May 9th. Haven’t heard anything since. What’s going on?

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Altice in trouble again

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-metro-altice-agreement-overcharge-20190811-6tt2g57sx5gixd5isfayqwwhbi-story.html?outputType=amp

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Still at will? Unreal

Union shop techs got bbt5 bumps with 10% increases while your lucky to get 2%. We have hard to acheive metrics while they will have no metrics. They have a contractor layoff clause, successor clause, and greivance rights while we have things... —  read more 

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PK Fiber Sup WHAT A JOKE

Why is this guy a Fiber Sup? Can we please get a Sup who actually has fiber optics knowledge and experience. It’s a joke at this point and just pathetic that all he does is email daily nonsense. How about come to the field and splice a ROLT or a JSO... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10ivIEkZ

Lets be real

Not for nothing here but all you guys do is cry on here. Union can do this union can do that blah blah. No one will save you from the altice self destruction coming. In 5 years cable boxes wont even exist and you will all be obsolete. Have a... —  read more 

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Lightpath Sale

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-24/altice-usa-is-said-to-near-sale-of-lightpath-stake-to-stonepeak

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Ancillary compensation 2019

Just released. Go see for yourself. Double time is no more, unless your in altice California. ( personal and vacation still counts in cali too, and they also get bilingual pay of $1 more per hour). Ot rate gets squashed back to regular rate if you... —  read more 

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Some more food off the table.

I'm hearing double time just got yanked with holidays and 7th days capped at time and a half. Even worse straight time if you don't have 40 hours worked. Vacation and personal no longer count towards your 40? You can't even get a vacation day you... —  read more 

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Union guys making more and getting better pay bumps!!

Guys from union shops are making more money in less time and getting better bumps. Non union Guys getting screwed on career progression too. And they have more tights and better job protections. Wtf. Guys from non union and union shops working side... —  read more 

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Did IBEW 827 sell Oakland out?

It sure feels that way and after talking to my fellow techs I’m not alone. I was all for the union for job security but it doesn’t feel like that’s even attainable. Impossible metrics to accomplish, forced to ATS, paying more on benefits, no OT. Just... —  read more 

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Office Copiers and Xerox Machines!

Lets all buy copiers for several/many more grand a piece.(we have copiers that work fine already)and coffee machines for the drones in the office.Not tools or vehicles,or meters,equipment/parts,or headend equipment,or invest in useable... —  read more 

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Stocks

Altice stock couldn't get any better, from 2018 to 2019 it went from $18.00 to $26.00 ah you can't beat it enjoy and buy some up.

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New VRP?

Can anyone elaborate on this new VRP I keep reading about. Like Is it for non union only etc.

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Big news tomorrow at 1pm.

Be sure to log into your invite for huge news from altice. An if you can jump on the new vrp package. Go get some........ really these clowns will never learn

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Whos next to unionize?

We need to keep this momentum going! Theres strength in numbers! Other shops got theres in writing and cant just change things on the fly and bring in more contractors! When will you guys see the light?!

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Job times shortened again

Anyone else notice this? The credit you get is the same but the times are all over the place.

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Streaming television

Xfinity cable lets you stream thru roku and other sights, does optimum let you do it?

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