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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.

Broadway Casting Directors: No Benefits for Our ‘Sweat’ Is ‘Indecent’

June 10, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - On June 8, three days before the annual Tony Awards at Radio City, about 100 people marched around Radio City to demand that Broadway theatre owners and producers give casting directors a union contract.

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