IATSE Golf Channel Technicians to Vote on New Contract

January 20, 2018

“Your bargaining committee, not unanimously, but by a strong majority, recommends you vote ‘yes’ on ratifying this contract,” Sandra England, director of broadcast for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, wrote in a note […]

Los Angeles Times Journalists Vote 248-44 to Unionize

January 19, 2018

Journalists at The Los Angeles Times have overwhelmingly elected to form a union, a first for the 136-year-old news organization that for much of its history was known for its opposition to organized labor. The union drive was launched publicly in […]

IATSE, Golf Channel Still at Odds as Strike Continues

January 17, 2018

The dispute between Golf Channel and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, which represents about 350 technicians, has been simmering for several years. Randy Koury, a Golf Channel cameraman and union steward, said that the […]

What a German Union Can Tell Us About Global Inflation

January 12, 2018

The outcome of negotiations between Germany’s largest labor union and some of the country’s top manufacturers could offer clues about where inflation is headed around the globe. Germany has one of the tightest labor markets in the […]

Los Angeles Times Newsroom Voting on Whether to Unionize

January 4, 2018

Newsroom employees at The Los Angeles Times began casting ballots Thursday on whether to form a union, in what they believe is the first time journalists have held a union vote in the newspaper’s 136-year history. Workers — who are calling for […]

A Union Battle at an Anti-Union Bastion

December 29, 2017

The Los Angeles Times has been a bulwark against union organizing for more than a century, since General Harrison Gray Otis acquired part-ownership of the company in 1884. Now, what once seemed unthinkable is about to happen: The newsroom is going to vote next week on whether to join […]

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