rumble on the docks
The U.S. Maritime Alliance, which negotiates union contracts on behalf of shipping container terminal operators on the East coast, warned of “serious consequences for the nation’s still-recovering economy” if labor and management can’t reach a new master contract by December 29.
“A shutdown would wreak havoc on manufacturers, retailers, farmers and others who depend on Read More
The Art Market
“How much for Jimmy Juggs’ job?” bellowed a bald man in sunglasses. Next to him stood a younger man in a hard hat, looking sheepish as his fist was held aloft by the elder man. On the far side of the pseudonymous Mr. Juggs stood an inflatable rat, all three reflected in the glass front Read More
The Art Market
Nearly a month after the contract between Sotheby’s and its art handlers’ union, Teamsters Local 814, expired, the two sides have yet to reach a deal on a new agreement. Union leaders have floated the possibility of a strike, but are holding back on acting on that threat for now.
The Teamsters union has demanded Read More
We’ve got good news for the die-hard fashionistas who had been plotting a lunch-time run on Bloomingdale’s today before a possible strike tomorrow. It’s been averted (for the time being at least)!
Womens’ Wear Daily reported today that the management of the 59th Street flagship reached a deal with leaders of the Local 3 Read More
Negotiators working on a settlement of the Broadway strike overnight last night left theMidtown law firm of Proskauer, Rose early this morning without an agreement, but will reconvene this evening to continue negotiations, NY1 reports.
When the two sides met last night it had been the first meeting since talks broke down on Nov. 18, Read More
Italy’s screenwriters, acting in solidarity with their American counterparts, are threatening to strike, according to Variety…
"Prompted by their overseas WGA colleagues, Italy’s screenwriters are rattling sabers and threatening strike action over new media residuals," the magazine reports. "TV scribe Andrea Purgatori, who is the screenwriters’ rep within Italian artistic copyright association SIAE is Read More
Members of Local One of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees assembled Oct. 21 to vote on whether they would authorize their union’s leaders to call a strike against the League of American Theatres and Producers should that be necessary.
According to a press statement released by Local One, the Read More