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. […]

MPEG 2017 BOARD ELECTION RESULTS

December 22, 2016

Congratulations to the newly elected or re-elected members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s 2017 Officers and Board of Directors and IATSE Convention Delegates. The election results were announced December 22. […]

Machinists, Pratt & Whitney Ratify New Labor Agreement

December 4, 2016

The union representing approximately 2,600 Pratt & Whitney employees in Connecticut have ratified a new labor contract. Members from two locals of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers approved the deal […]

Uber, Lyft Oppose Seattle’s Draft Union Rules

November 24, 2016

Seattle on Wednesday issued proposed rules governing which app-based taxi drivers could vote to unionize, drawing rebukes from both Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. Seattle is the first major city to open the door for ride-hailing and taxi drivers […]

Loomis: Union Decline and Trump’s Rise

November 16, 2016

“Hillary Clinton won [Nevada] with the help of the labor movement, and in particular, with the help of Culinary Union, which put on an aggressive campaign to mobilize its 57,000 members to vote for Democrats,” writes Erik Loomis in The Atlantic. “Clinton won by a large margin in Nevada and […]

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