“Network” is an iconic work of art which won the academy awards in 1976 this is Paddy Chayefsky’s finest screen play. This new paly was adopted for Broadway by writer Lee Hall. The show was directed by Ivo Van Hive. Mr. Cranston nails the role of Howard Beale who roars the memorable _”I am mad…
New York, NY – Besieged Queens residents suffering with rampant rodents, shoddy renovations and tenant harassment at their Marine Terrace apartment complex in Astoria are hopeful a new alliance with the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign will finally help put an end to the troubles they’ve been complaining about since Related Cos. bought the place in 2016.
New York, NY – This week, the Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), which represents stage performers here in NYC, called for a strike and issued a “Do Not Work” order. This comes after two years of attempts to negotiate a new contract with the Broadway League, which represents producers and theater owners, among others.
New York, NY – Union cement and concrete workers denied work at a massive mixed use development at 85 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn are pressing the fight for good middle class jobs into the New Year.
New York, NY – When Queens residents allied with the Building Trades #CountMeIn campaign complain about Charter/Spectrum’s dangerously shoddy cable TV and phone service, they sound a lot like striking IBEW Local 3 workers who say, yes, service is poor — and has only gotten worse as their nearly two-year-old strike against the wealthy corp….
Los Angeles, California — On Monday, January 14th, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten joined thousands of Los Angeles educators on strike. Joining the LA teachers on the picket line were hundreds of parents, students, clergy, community members, and other trade unionists.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—More than 30,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and staff went out on strike Jan. 14, demanding smaller classes, more staffing, and limits on privatization and charter schools.
New York, NY – The 42nd annual National Labor and Management Conference will be held from February 14 – 19 in Hollywood, Florida, bringing together hundreds of leaders in the fields of health care, labor law, banking and insurance, and labor among others.
Editor’s Note: The following article appeared at Solon.com and is posted here courtesy of the author. It is hard to understate the utter disdain and contempt being shown by President Donald Trump toward the 800,000 federal workers whose lives he has upended with the government shutdown.
New York, NY – A chilling partial building collapse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side last Wednesday night, in which one man narrowly escaped with his life, once again demonstrates the inherent dangers of building large-scale construction projects in this town nonunion, critics say — and the city needs to pay attention.