SF Chronicle OpEd: Free and Fair Elections

December 8, 2018

By law, American workers have the right to form labor unions, thereby bargaining collectively as one voice to improve their joint working conditions, according to an OpEd in The San Francisco Chronicle. On December 13, the workers at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel will make a decision on whether to […]

Noam Chomsky Turns 90

December 7, 2018

“I want to wish a happy birthday to Professor Noam Chomsky, who turns 90,” writes Daniel Falcone in CounterPunch. “William Blum and Seymour Hersh, both DC based writers were often interviewed by local correspondents and I always noticed their bookcases to include the visible bindings of Chomsky titles. […]

The Never-Ending Effort to Forge Solidarity

August 17, 2018

This issue of CineMontage, for all its many virtues, isn’t the most important piece of mail you’ll receive this month. Local 700 members, as well as members of our 12 sister IATSE locals who share the Basic Agreement, will soon receive ballots in their mailboxes. […]

Hollywood Unions Slam
Court’s ‘Shameful’ Janus Ruling

August 17, 2018

As organized labor was left fuming after the Supreme Court’s late June decision in ‘Janus v. AFSCME’ that public service employees don’t have to pay union “agency fees,” Hollywood guilds planted a flag of defiance, writes Erik Pedersen in ‘Deadline Hollywood.’ […]

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