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Altice’s king of cost-cutting faces SFR challenge

March 13, 2016 6:36 pm Financial Times Adam Thomson in Paris Read more: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5665a7d0-e130-11e5-8d9b-e88a2a889797.html#ixzz4H3QHwzHD Performance of French mobile operator raises doubts about Patrick Drahi’s playbook ©Bloomberg Last year, shortly after SFR passed into the hands of billionaire entrepreneur Patrick Drahi, France’s … Read more

WSJ: Cable Deal Hits New Bumps

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Listen to Union Hall Call: CWA opposes Cablevision-Altice deal

Click the link to listen to the Cablevision union hall call! “CWA is vitally concerned with the outcome of this proceeding because our members and their families will be affected by the transaction as workers, consumers, and residents. Indeed, this transaction … Read more

Altice Gets Partner Agreement on Cablevision Acquisition

Wall Street Journal: Altice Gets Partner Agreement on Cablevision Acquisition BC Partners and CPP Investment Board agree to take 30% equity stake By INTI LANDAURO And NICK KOSTOV Oct. 27, 2015 11:26 a.m. ET PARIS—Two investment funds have agreed to team … Read more

How to save $46 Million at Cablevision: Take out the Dolans

  Reposted from Bloomberg.com By Lily Katz and Anders Melin The French billionaire who’s agreed to buy Cablevision Systems Corp. for $17.7 billion plans to institute a performance-based culture at a U.S. company that pays its executives well — and mostly in cash. … Read more

We Have a Message for Our Coworkers About Altice

When Altice buys Cablevision, only the Brooklyn Cablevision techs who are members of CWA will have any seat at the table to protect jobs. Listen to your Brooklyn coworkers speak about how they will have a voice during the sale. … Read more

NLRB Charges Cablevision with Illegally Firing Jerome Thompson, Conducting a Sham Poll, and Illegally Circumventing the Union by Failing to Bargain over Changes in Working Conditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 7, 2013 Contact: Mandela Jones, 646.200.5316, mandela@berlinrosen.com New York, NY – Late Thursday afternoon, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another sweeping federal complaint against Cablevision, including personally citing CEO James Dolan, for violations … Read more

Democrats Bash Cablevision Over Union Dispute

Democrats Bash Cablevision Over Union Dispute – New York Observer By Will Bredderman | 10/14/14 3:15pm A bevy of elected officials attacked Cablevision and its Chief Executive Officer James Dolan today for what they claimed were anti-union practices in the company’s Brooklyn division. … Read more

City Council fires warning shot at Cablevision

City Council fires warning shot at Cablevision – THORNTON MCENERY, Crains New York Updated: October 10, 2014 4:09 p.m. Dozens of City Council members are pressuring the de Blasio administration to not award Cablevision the contract to turn pay phones into Wi-Fi … Read more

Daily News: Cablevision worker claims he was fired for slavery remark

Cablevision worker claims he was fired for slavery remark Jerome Thompson, a tech employee and union activist, says James Dolan’s company canned him after he complained a small group of workers were being oppressed by the television giant. BY REUVEN BLAU  … Read more