Unions Lay Into Comcast-NBC Universal
Comcast Chairman Brian Roberts and NBCU President Jeff Zucker have agreed to
meetings with the Communications Workers of America about their proposed $30
billion joint venture.
The two agreed to the meeting at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday (Feb.
25). CWA President Larry Cohen had complained that he had not had any talks
with the companies, and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D- Tex.) asked both whether
they would agree to meet with him in person.
Both agreed to do so.
Cohen complained about Comcast's labor relations policies, which Roberts said
he thought were good. He also, once again, committed to honoring NBC's existing