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The Airbnb Battle with Unite Here Continues
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

The Airbnb Battle with Unite Here Continues

NEW YORK, NY – While Unite Here battles Airbnb Inc. in New York City and other major municipalities throughout the country, United Auto Workers has organized cafeteria workers at  Airbnb facilities.  Bon Appétit contracts food services for Airbnb in San Francisco as well as Portland, Oregon. These are now UAW union shops with signed contracts.

Your Union: Making the Met Happen
Entertainment, Features, Municipal Government, New York

Your Union: Making the Met Happen

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles looking at the unionized workforce producing some of the greatest theatrical productions in the world.  The world famous Metropolitan Opera employs about 2,400 unionized workers, represented by a range of unions, including the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the American Guild of Musical…

‘Hangmen’ Is a Suspenseful and Dark Comedy
Entertainment, Features, New York

‘Hangmen’ Is a Suspenseful and Dark Comedy

Hangmen is a wonderful work by playwright Martin McDonagh, who also directed and wrote the screenplay for the Golden Globe award-winning movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. Directed by Matthew Dunster, it’s an entertaining and enthralling show that holds the audience’s interest with dark humor and twists and turns, a tribute to Martin McDonagh as…

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