Thread regarding Altice USA (Cablevision) layoffs

News 12 layoffs October 6th

Yep, there were layoffs across the board. News 12 Westchester will be consolidated to Long Island and News 12 Conneticut to New Jersey. News 12 Traffic & Weather will now be fully automatic. No more live reporters in the morning. Really crappy that Altice did this. They assured us nothing would change for News 12 for five years!

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Guys,

I know you have to do business and can do it as you wish. I can do as I wish also. I have kept this $200/ month bill mostly to keep my very local access to Westchester news and weather with the people who know this area. I can get all the cable and network shows elsewhere.

I have this funny remote that gives me something called roku or Holo or something like that. I can get news from my phone.

Can you tell me who else I can get internet from and a landline from so I can bail from you?

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News 12 Westchester is now very very disappointing now.Westchester Residents loves all of the anchors and news people.now all I'm hearing is the same music over & over again like someone is trying to put it together on a one man staff, This will move will make lots if not all Westchester county people to go back to Verizon My family always loved cable just because of channel 12 now that you've pulled away something we all loved away from us be prepared to lose viewers.Im watching people who we don't know or care to know

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The new News Channel 12 in CT is terrible! I am turning off this station from now on. No thanks.

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I was noticing the abbsence of some reporters one by one, but out of a sudden there were like three reporters in one week at News 12 Ct. Now I'm reading this and now know what's going on. Shame on them. They were really good reporters. They now who they are.

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I stayed with cable vision - optimum only because of Ch 12 Westchester - since Altice took over the have

Truly messed up Ch 12 --- it's horrible now - I might as well go to Verizon for my TV !

Altice what you have done is a disgrace

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How disappointing! The only thing that matters to these corporations is money, money, and more money. Never mind all those fine people at News 12 losing their jobs and never mind the viewers- We don't count!! I don't know how these corporate executives are able to sleep at night, but I guess it's easy when you don't care about anything but money! Shame on you!!!

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I've been noticing a change in formats and personnel on Westchester ch 12 news

And weather! I was keeping Optimum

Because of certain personnel and now they

R going! Cheaper, younger ones coming in

But not as good!!

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I only stayed with cablevision because of 12 News, now I am looking around . Damn these money hungry tycoons.

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They are taking everything from us cutting our sick time personal time taking away our well deserved Christmas bounuses, cutting out the cable benefit for off system allowance they are taking it all this horrible put your time in and get it all taken from you so wrong

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I heard that another round may hit Westchester in Jan 2017, still a rumor but pay attention

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I heard the chief photog at Westchester was let go. Altice strikes again... Scumbags!!!

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Does anyone know what postions were eliminated at News12 Westchester? Is it now going to be single anchor newscasts or will it be two newer people who make less? Feel for the people who lost their jobs.. hoping it doesn't turn into Fios1

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Yup this is the beginning of the end. 5 years.. Yeah right. They just fired six employees at long Island. One on air reporter who has been there since day one. One supersivisor for now. Production assistants are gone and master Control also. The sad part is all upper level people knew this was Coming and just keep stringing everyone along. Altice will get what's Coming to them when they make news 12 so bad no one will want the service.

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Altice has agreed that it will operate News 12 Networks from and after the Effective Time, substantially in accordance with the existing News 12

Networks business plan, through at least the end of plan year 2020, within the News 12 Networks footprint as of the date of the Merger Agreement.

Cablevision has agreed that it will operate News 12 Networks in accordance with the existing News 12 Networks business plan through consummation of the

Merger. Cablevision and Altice further agreed that either party could make reference to these agreements regarding News 12 Networks in connection with

securing franchise and other regulatory approvals.

quoted from page 65 of SEC filing

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I was worried because I have to switch out from them well no more service perk and well lets face it unless you have all 5 ghz devices their 2.4 ghz wireless is slow like turtle...so off I go to frontier they have had some rocking wireless (been keeping two isp connections the last year for business purposes), pots phone (also for the business...now finally apprehensively switching over to frontier TV...why apprehensive...I am going to miss my news 12 cast in the morning...they are great personalities and truly make news fun! Good riddens CV/Altice. If you worried more about giving the customer better choice on packages you wouldnt have lost so much money, and wouldnt have had to make the sell off decision...maybe.

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Connecticut will be sold off to Charter soon. Why would a company have their headquarters in a competitors footprint? In Connecticut they already call it Chartervision because of all the former employees. Altice is so stupid but think they are so smart. Cablevision has some of the best trained employees in the business. Altice just lets kicks them to the curb. Karma is a b--ch.

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Dish Network here I come!!! I will never patronize a company that treats their employees disrespectfully and without any consideration at all. Cablevision shame on you because the execs talk amongst themselves. You all knew what Altice planned to do before the merger. Cablevision lined their pockets and left their faithful dedicated employees to the wolves, Altice. We must boycott Altice and hit them where it hurts, in their pockets. My hearts for all employees affected.

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News 12 is NOT owned by Pat Dolan. He owns Newsday and a minority stake in News 12. This article explains some of the details: />

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STUPID. All for the almighty dollar and stupid shareholders. No industry cares about the people they employ OR serve anymore. disgusted.

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I am glad I didn't take the job back in 2015 for tech support lucky me feel bad for those who did

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Damn...I was switching back to Cablevision because I wanted local news....DAMN!!!

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What a joke I hear they do not want to trim 900 million try 1.1 billion so Every aspect is getting cut funny we are also running out of toilet paper too guess all the news outlets were telling the truth unlike the mgmt in cablevision when they said don't believe It Altice is good sure it is for Mr Dolans pocket just waiting for my time day by day

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Logistics cut a supervisor today and rumored of three more people to go Friday. Bethpage fat to be trimmed to match Edison nj

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Yeah, so much for not changing the business plan. I am worried about not having health insurance. That's what will hurt the most. Really stinks and I hope News 12 loses viewers and that Altice loses a lot of money.

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Feel your pain. One of many who had to watch the newsroom burst into tears. It wasn't 3 months ago that they told us the business model would not be changing. Just closed on a house. What do we do now?!?

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