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Justice At CNN After 11 Years

Hollywood Reporter: CNN Ordered to Rehire Over 100 Union Techs, Compensate Many More

The National Labor Relations Board on Friday ordered CNN to rehire more than 100 union technicians in the network’s New York and Washington bureaus, compensate more than 200 others wrongly paid at lower wage rates, and recognize a unit of the Communications Workers of America as the bargaining representative of the affected employees. ... (more)

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CNN Decision In NABET's Favor!


The NLRB released their decision this morning in the CNN case.
A decade-long fight has been decided in the Union's favor.
Click here to see the decision. (.pdf)
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NABET Signal: NABET-CWA - August 8, 2014

NABET-CWA
NABET NEWS Vol. 63, No. 2
August 8, 2014
  • NABET-CWA Charges Nexstar Broadcasting with Blatant Labor Law Violations in Rochester and Syracuse
  • Next Generation Summit Brings A New Wave of NABET-CWA Activists to Pittsburgh
  • New Agreement at NBC Extends NABET-CWA Coverage at the NBCSN Cable Sports Network
  • Shared Services Agreements Reduce Media Diversity, Cost Jobs, and Make an End Run Around the FCC’s Media Ownership Limits
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CNN NLRB Case Decision!

Dear NABET-CWA CNN Member,

WASHINGTON -- After 11 years, CNN employees finally have a measure of justice. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Monday found “overwhelming” evidence of anti-union animus at the cable news giant and ordered it to “make whole” more than 300 employees who lost their jobs and the benefits of union representation in the wake of the company’s phony reorganization scheme to get rid of unionized workers.

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Job Posting

Job info from our brother Jim Nolan Local 16 NYC:

Achille Raspantini is looking for some workers. His company (tech-ops) is looking to hire 3 people for a broadcast project in DC. He is looking for smag / engineering types.

Anyone that is interested should call him at 212-465-1318 or email a.raspantini@tech-ops.com. Be sure to mention Jim's name.

August 2014 ENG Safety Newsletter

Here is the August 2014 ENG Safety Newsletter!

Previous ENG Safety Newsletters can be found on our Member Info page.

NABET-CWA Signs Major Sports Event Agreement with ABC-Contract Coverage Extends to ESPN

NABET-CWA has signed an agreement with ABC Television which will provide union contract coverage for a number of events airing on many ESPN platforms, starting later this summer. That agreement was announced on July 2, 2014 by NABET-CWA President Jim Joyce. NABET-CWA members already work on ESPN studio shows such as “Olbermann”, “Pardon the Interruption”, “Around the Horn”, and “Highly Questionable”, as well as on “ESPN on ABC” broadcasts, such as NASCAR races and NBA games.

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