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
Topics regarding layoffs at Altice USA (Cablevision)
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
What happened to post about safety issues?🤔
So? We voted them in May 9th. Haven’t heard anything since. What’s going on?
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
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
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
Im sure everyone got the email. Very stern and cut throat. Karma is beyotch. What comes around goes around.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Forbes best place to work for contractors maybe? Yeah right they Keep taking benefits from employees , stiffing guys on career progression and raises ( especially non union guys), raising healthcare costs every year ( maybe hr and corporate benefits... — read more
Can anyone confirm this? If so this company is all about synergy and sinking to all new lows. When you guys going to wake the f up and try to protect your jobs?!
Can anyone elaborate on this new VRP I keep reading about. Like Is it for non union only etc.
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
You dont have a say of whats on the menu. The restaurant manager has control over what you order. " if you dont like it you can leave" . How many times have you heard that before? Is a vrp delicacy or death? Put it this way..if you dont have a seat... — read more
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?!
Anyone else notice this? The credit you get is the same but the times are all over the place.
Xfinity cable lets you stream thru roku and other sights, does optimum let you do it?
Taking more work away from inhouse techs and giving to contractors. Whats next? If you had it in writing in the form of a contract it wouldnt be happening this way. Inhouse would take priority over contractors. But alot of you still dont get it and... — read more
"Doubletime will be made available under special circumstances and will no longer be available for hours worked on 2nd scheduled day off . " I guess Drahi had to cut somewhere after the acquisition of Cheddar and Sotheby . Every day worker does not... — read more
Started by in house techs building these new infrastructure and now is contractors splicing on the side walk with bootleg van and tools... what a joke , you see that in third world countries, but to see that here in USA . I wonder if investors know... — read more
I just read where some sales reps are making $100k a year? I am assuming you are talking about the DSR's (Direct Sales Reps) that go door to door. Yes, in my market (Missouri) this is accurate. Not all DSR's but their have been some making well over... — read more
Probably making crazy cash since he gets paid from altice name trademark. Unreal...
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?