The ATA Puts Pressure on the WGA

June 10, 2019

The WGA appears to think the ball is back in the ATA’s court — that it’s waiting for the ATA to codify its latest proposals into contract language so that the guild can “formulate the appropriate response.” The two sides met Friday for the first time since April 12, after which the guild ordered all of its […]

US Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed by Widest Gap Ever

June 10, 2019

The number of job openings exceeded the number of unemployed Americans by the largest margin on record in April, signaling difficulty for employers to find workers in a historically tight market. There were a seasonally adjusted 7.449 million […]

Luqman: Biden’s Real Union and Labor Track Record

June 9, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden has presented himself as a friend of unions. But does he have a record of showing up for workers? Kamau Franklin and Jeff Cohen discuss his record with host Jacqueline Luqman on The Real News Network. […]

Galloway: Hollywood Must Pull Out of Georgia

June 7, 2019

The moguls can’t support #MeToo and, at the same time, keep shooting in an anti-abortion state, writes Hollywood Reporter executive editor Stephen Galloway. “I admire Ted Sarandos. Let me say that right away. Who wouldn’t admire a guy who […]

Bernie Would Ban Anti-Union Laws

June 7, 2019

Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) announced in early April that if elected, he would ban so-called right-to-work laws. Slightly more than half of US states currently have laws on the books banning unions from negotiating contracts that require all members who benefit from a union […]

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