CHICAGO, Ill.—The Onion has a union contract. The creative staff at the humor publication and its sister sites, including The A/V Club and Clickhole, overwhelmingly ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, the Writers Guild of America, East announced Dec. 20.
New York, NY — LaborPress recently held its annual Leadership Awards Reception in midtown Manhattan. The honorees included Angelo Angelone, president, New York Concrete Workers District Council, LiUNA, Rebecca Damon, president, New York Local, SAG-AFTRA, Kim Medina, executive director, District Council 1707, AFCSME, Michael Smith, president, Local 810, IBT, and Patricia White, president, Local 764, IATSE….
“The Prom” has nothing to do with teenagers in High School but middle aged folks. The Prom features Broadway veterans who are at the top of their game in this entertaining musical comedy. Casey Nicholaw adeptly directs and choreographs the show which features a book by Chad Begueln (who also wrote the lyrics) and Bob…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Katie Forss has wanted to be a Rockette ever since three sisters from her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, who had joined the legendary Radio City troupe came to her high school to teach a dance class.
WASHINGTON—Will Democratic gains in the November elections lead to the repeal of so-called “right to work” laws banning the union shop?
The Lifespan of a Fact is a timely play about the power of “alternative facts” and what happens in a society where people play fast and loose with the truth. Written by playwrights Jeremy Kereken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, it’s based on the seven-year dispute between magazine writer John D’Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal….
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Pop singer and Broadway star Josh Groban titled his just-completed U.S. tour “Bridges”—but his backup musicians were left stranded, three American Federation of Musicians locals charged.
New York, NY – The Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign against so-called “open shop” development seized the national stage on Thursday night, holding a surprise demonstration during a live broadcast of Fox NFL Thursday Night Football on West 48th Street.
New York, NY – About 200 striking members of the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) rallied in front of the ad agency Bartle, Bogle and Hegarty’s (BBH) Tribeca offices on Thursday, November 1, to bring attention to the company’s abandonment of their 20-year contract with the union.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Ebony Media Organization and its parent Clear View Group have failed to pay $30,000 they owe 14 freelance writers, the National Writers Union said Oct. 16. The Chicago-based magazine made the first two payments it agreed to in a February out-of-court settlement with the union to cover what it owed 44 writers for…