UAW’s New Leader Faces Contract Talks, Federal Probe

June 13, 2018

United Auto Workers officials gathered in Detroit were expected to elect Gary Jones, director of the union’s Region 5 covering 17 western and southwestern states, to a four-year term as the union’s next president. Jones will lead the historic union […]

Put the ‘You’ in Union

June 12, 2018

What was your last interaction with the Editors Guild? If your answer is “paying my dues” or “attending orientation,” this article is for you. Actually, it’s not; it’s for every member. But if those were your answers, I implore you to read on. […]

California’s ‘Seismic Shift’ on Workplace

June 12, 2018

In a ruling that could change the workplace status of people across the state, the California Supreme Court made it harder in late April for employers to classify their workers as independent contractors, write Maura Dolan and Andrew Khouri in the ‘Los Angeles Times.’ […]

She’s Got the Music in Her:
Mitsuko Alexandra Yabe

June 12, 2018

Music editor Mitsuko Alexandra Yabe exemplifies the possibilities offered by the world of post-production if one is willing to throw oneself in and find one’s way. Yabe was born in New York but grew up in Tokyo, where she trained in violin and taught herself guitar. […]

Edsall: The Class Struggle According to Donald Trump

June 7, 2018

“The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, which challenges the right of public employee unions to collect dues from nonmembers who benefit from a union agreement,” writes Thomas Edsall in The New York Times. […]

Apple Signs with Writers Guild

June 7, 2018

In a move that knits an entertainment tech giant closer to the traditional warp and woof of Hollywood, Apple has signed onto the Writers Guild union agreement, the WGA announced Thursday in an email to members. In addition, said the union, Apple has agreed to enhanced terms such as script fees […]

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