More than 50 Directors Petition DGA for Parental Leave Reform

January 25, 2020

2017 was a big year for Jessica Dimmock, both professionally and personally. As co-director of the Netflix docuseries Flint Town, she earned her membership in the Directors Guild of America — and she also became pregnant. She worked up until the day she gave birth […]

THR: Hollywood’s Mental Health Reckoning has Arrived

January 16, 2020

Within Hollywood, companies haven’t offered much beyond the basics — typically three free counseling sessions through an Employee Assistance Program. Some have upped the benefit, including Hulu (six free in-person sessions per year), Netflix (eight), NBCUniversal […]

Boyarsky: Unions Dig in to Protect Hard-Fought Health Plans

November 29, 2019

“I’ve long thought that the way to go for the US,” writes Bill Boyarsky in TruthDig, “was a system in which everyone would have a Medicare card, show it at a hospital, urgent care facility, pharmacy or doctor’s office and get care without deductibles […]

Sutter Health to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit

October 18, 2019

A tentative settlement was announced on Wednesday in a case against Sutter Health, the sprawling hospital system in Northern California accused of anti-competitive behavior, just as the trial was to begin. The class-action lawsuit, which was brought by the California attorney general, along with employers and unions […]

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