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Actors’ Equity Wins Contract With Nonprofit Theater Group

June 23, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

New York, NY - Actors and stage managers at 72 U.S. theaters will get raises ranging from 16% to 81% over the next five years, under a tentative contract announced June 13 between Actors’ Equity Association and the League of Resident Theaters.

Writers’ Union Tries to Get Ebony Freelancers Paid

June 15, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - As Ebony magazine was developing plans to lay off almost one-third of its 35 editorial staffers in May, 14 freelance writers were asking the National Writers Union to help them recover $30,000 it owes them for articles.

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