Planes Trains & Automobiles
A potential Long Island Rail Road workers strike has been postponed from its proposed March 21 date–but slow negotiations with MTA officials may cause the strike to resume in full force this July.
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Immigrant workers at a bakery on the Upper East Side who successfully challenged their employers over unfair work conditions will have their story documented in an upcoming film.
The Hand That Feeds follows Mahoma López and his fellow workers as they take on management at the Hot and Crusty Bagel Café.
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The Art Market
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
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 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 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, Read More