Cablevision/Optimum illegally fired La’kesia Johnson, a Cablevision technician, along with 22 others.
How do I know that? Because she told me so. I often share my better items I get in my inbox here, and this one deserves to be included:
Below is an email from La’kesia Johnson, a Cablevision technician who worked with the Communication Workers of America to create a petition on SignOn.org, the nonprofit site that allows anyone to start their own online petition. If you have concerns or feedback about this petition, click here.
Dear MoveOn member,
I got fired just for speaking my mind about my working conditions. That’s not just wrong, it’s illegal.
I’ve worked as a Cablevision/Optimum technician for more than 6 years. A year ago, my coworkers and I voted to form a union, so we could have a voice on the job. But a year has come and gone, and Cablevision/Optimum management hasn’t negotiated in good faith for a contract. Continue reading