CHARTER FOR UNITYto OF LABOR
Fellow unions join electrical workers in rally vs. cable giant
In its nearly six-month battle with striking workers, Charter Communications has been fighting one union. On Monday, it will be confronted by dozens more. Fed up by the grinding contract dispute that’s brought some of the strikers to the brink of financial ruin, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 put out a call to arms — nationally as well as locally.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is among the many labor leaders to respond.
Trumka is coming to the city to headline a major rally and march starting at 3 p.m. on Monday in Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza.
March in city by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 on Monday will feature dozens of other unions. Local 3 has been on strike against Charter Communications since March. CONTINUES ON PAGE 16