Canada’s Actors Union Names New Toronto President

January 6, 2017

Theresa Tova is the new president of ACTRA Toronto, head of the Canadian actors union’s biggest chapter. Tova, who succeeds David Sparrow after a stint as ACTRA’s national treasurer, is best known as Marge on the Canadian TV drama E.N.G. […]

Hundreds of Workers to Strike UCLA Over Labor Dispute

January 6, 2017

“The strike is expected to have significant impact on critical services, and will affect students returning from winter break, as well as the public,” the union said. It urged people to reschedule nonessential medical appointments and avoid the campus […]

Jobless Claims Fall to Near 43-Year Low

January 5, 2017

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 28,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 for the week ended December 31, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was close to the 233,000 touched in mid-November, which was the lowest level since November 1973. […]

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