Stepping into Another New Role

August 4, 2017

In June of this year, the Editors Guild’s former National Executive Director Ron Kutak resigned from the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans (MPIPHP) after serving for over 30 years. […]

National Weather Service Cancels Its Union Contract

July 21, 2017

Union president Daniel Sobien said the move blindsided his group, which has already enlisted a mediator. “Honest to God, I don’t understand why they did this; it makes no sense,” Sobien said. “To my knowledge it’s never been done before. […]

Steelworkers Re-elect Gerard, Emphasize Solidarity

April 19, 2017

From fighting unfair free trade deals to standing up to politicians and corporations who are destroying workers’ rights in the United States and Canada, the United Steelworkers spent their 2017 convention emphasizing unity and solidarity. […]

Hollywood Loses Its Tax Breaks

February 15, 2017

“As the new year dawned, the only federal tax incentive designed specifically to keep film and TV production in the United States has lapsed,” writes David Robb in Deadline Hollywood. “The program had been giving tax breaks to investors for shows shot in the US for more than a decade, but it ended on the first […]

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