Schlepping My Way to the Top

January 1, 2011

I love movies and TV shows. I love watching them and I love making them. I always have, for as long as I can remember. My career as an editor would have been just about perfect if I could have slept my way to the top. Unfortunately, with my looks, I was destined for a more conventional approach. […]

Striking Just the Right Balance

November 1, 2010

A ”Jack-of-all-trades and master of none” is what I thought of myself until I turned 30. That’s when my wife, Carole Ann, found an ad for an engineering job at CBS. Knowing nothing about the broadcasting industry, I was reluctant, but with the help of my degree from the Western Electronic Institute and some last-minute cram sessions at the library, I was hired as an engineer in the videotape department. […]

Local Legend

September 1, 2010

The history of Local 683 is one of very active involvement by the rank and file membership. […]

MPTF Aids Industry Workers in Keeping Fiscally and Physically Fit

July 1, 2008

For 87 years, since its beginning, “Taking care of our own”––regardless of ability to pay––has been the primary mission of the Motion Picture & Television Fund, as it offers health care, child care, social and charitable services, and a first-rate retirement community. […]

New York’s United Front 

May 1, 2008

The real strength of this process comes from the fact that the unions cooperate with each other, and work together to negotiate the deals collectively. […]

Labor Movement Down But Not Out

September 1, 2007

The EFCA isn’t going to cure all that ails us, but such a law would give unions better tools to fight for fair wages and better working conditions. […]

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