March 29, 2013
Professor John Cicero was invited to testify at the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Education and Workforce Democrats Forum to discuss the problems in negotiating first contracts after workers organize a union. The March 25 forum focused specifically on ongoing labor dispute between Cablevision workers and management in Brooklyn.
Watch video of the hearing. Professor Cicero’s testimony begins at 51:48.
Prior to joining the CUNY faculty, Prof. Cicero worked at the National Labor Relations Board in Newark, New Jersey for more than 12 years, the last two as Supervising Attorney. While at the NLRB, he litigated and supervised a wide variety of cases, including several federal actions that won job reinstatement and back pay for hundreds of workers.