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  • 'Saturday Night Live' writers protest NBCU's handling of union election

     'Saturday Night Live' writers protest NBCU's handling of union election
    Writers from more than 20 shows on the NBC and USA networks are leaning on Comcast/NBCU CEO Stephen Burke to honor the results of a recent union election at NBCU-owned Peacock Productions. Peacock produces nonfiction programming, including "Caught on...
  • Joan Rivers Facing WGA Expulsion Hearing Over 'Fashion Police' On Oct. 14

    The Writers Guild of America East has set an Oct. 14 date for its trial board to examine charges filed against Joan Rivers -- which could lead to Rivers becoming the first member ever expelled from the WGA East. Rivers, a lifetime member of the WGA East,...
  • UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests

    UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests
    The already tense labor relations between the UC system and the union that represents about 8,300 custodians, gardeners and food service workers has taken a turn for the worse. After deadlocked negotiations, UC this week imposed terms that will...
  • Joan Rivers Facing WGA Charges Over 'Fashion Police'

    Escalating the dispute over striking "Fashion Police" writers the Council of the Writers Guild of America East has voted to send charges filed against Rivers to a trial board. Rivers, a lifetime member of WGA East, faces a hearing before a three-person...
  • AIDS nonprofit group faces union campaign

    A group of medical providers at clinics run by an influential but controversial AIDS-focused nonprofit group have launched a bid to unionize, saying that the organization's leadership has lost sight of its mission and patient care is suffering. Doctors,...
  • The charter school mistake

    The charter school mistake
    Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea. Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
  • What Hyundai-Kia's Latest Strike Means to Car Shoppers

     
    Hyundai-Kia's troubled home-turf labor relations continue. The latest chapter has Korean labor unions voting to strike over wage and benefit disputes with the South Korean automaker. The result could mean a production stoppage in its home country....
  • Writers Guild, NBC Battle Heats Up

    The Writers Guild of America has amped up its battle with NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods., taking its unionization case to Comcast/NBCU topper Stephen Burke. The guild has been attempting to unionize 100 freelance producers and...
  • Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike

    Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike
    Thirty port truck drivers went on strike Monday night at a Carson-based trucking firm, alleging their employer is attempting to thwart their efforts to unionize, organizers said. Monday's strike will go for 24 hours and organizers have planned a Tuesday...
  • Peacock Productions hits back at WGA in dispute over election

    Peacock Productions hits back at WGA in dispute over election
    Peacock Productions, the NBCU-owned company embroiled in a labor dispute with the Writers Guild of America, fired back at the union on Tuesday. Writers from "Saturday Night Live" and many other shows on the NBC and USA networks this week wrote a...
  • WGA to picket E! headquarters in 'Fashion Police' dispute

    WGA to picket E! headquarters in 'Fashion Police' dispute
    The Writers Guild of America, West has escalated its fight with the producers of "Fashion Police," a show on the E! cable network. The guild plans to hold a picket and rally outside the Wilshire Boulevard headquarters of E! Entertainment Television on...