About Jeffrey Burman
Jeff Burman represents assistant editors on the Guild’s Board of Directors. He can be reached at jeffrey.burman@nbcuni.com.

WGA Says It Wants to Keep Negotiating Despite Strike Vote

March 30, 2017

The guild confirmed in a statement to Variety on Wednesday that it is ready to resume talks on a new master contract whenever the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers is ready to meet. Meanwhile, the AMPTP says it has been waiting […]

Senate Committee Advances Trump’s Labor Pick

March 30, 2017

“The Department of Labor is an agency whose job it is to stand up for the workers in this country, their safety, making sure they get the pay they’ve earned,” Senator Patty Murray told The Hill. “I just do not feel comfortable Acosta is going to stand up to a […]

Coal Mining Jobs Trump Would Bring Back No Longer Exist

March 30, 2017

In Decatur, Illinois, far from the coal mines of Appalachia, Caterpillar engineers are working on the future of mining: mammoth haul trucks that drive themselves. The trucks have no drivers, not even remote operators. Instead, the 850,000- […]

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