In January 2012, these brave workers became the first Cablevision employees to vote for union representation when they joined CWA Local 1109. Since then, Cablevision management has thrown everything at this group.
Eliminating competition undoubtedly sounds like a great plan in the corporate boardrooms and on Wall Street. But the rest of us continue to struggle with job insecurity, hard times and severe cuts in essential services.
Despite the general sympathy one might have for the unions as they fight to preserve their benefits, the policies the Communications Workers of America follows can't help but generate not a little schadenfreude.