Contract High – Deluxe Digital Cinema Technicians Win Raises, Respect

August 4, 2017

In a nondescript Burbank falafel joint on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in July of last year, co-workers crowded around an impromptu conference table made up of several four-tops pushed together. A tacky film adhered to the furniture, as is typical of greasy spoons. Sweaty forearms clung stickily to gummy tabletops. […]

L.A. and Long Beach Port Workers Continue Strike

June 21, 2017

This is the 15th strike by the port truck drivers in the last four years. The union contends that workers are misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees, are not paid for all the hours they work and are forced to lease their trucks […]

SAG-AFTRA Makes Inroads as Video Game Strike Carries On

May 17, 2017

Now in its 207th day, the union’s strike against 11 video game companies has pitted the companies’ desire to maintain a 20-year-old pay structure that includes no forms of residuals against the union’s demand for some type of residuals […]

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