(Marketplace, July 22)
“Star Trek Beyond” opens this weekend in nearly 4,000 theaters. If you find yourself in one of them, you may see one of the movie industry’s anti-piracy strategies in action.
(Bloomberg, July 22)
Unions invest in field operations in Pennsylvania to counter the Republican's rise among white working-class voters.
(Arizona Public Media, July 22)
Arizona businesses and labor proponents are heading for a collision over the state's minimum wage, which will be put to a vote in November that would take it from the current $8.05 an hour in increments until until it reaches $12 an hour in 2020.
(Variety, July 21)
The TV industry — particularly broadcast — has struggled to adapt to consumer demand for an experience that isn’t tied to the set-top box.
(THR, July 20)
Law enforcement calls KAT the "most-visited illegal file-sharing website," with 50 million unique monthly visitors and allegedly responsible for enabling users to distribute films, television shows, and video games valued at more than $1 billion.
(Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 16)
The Labor Department estimates 31,000 Nevada workers will be affected by changes to the federal overtime law that takes effect Dec. 1.
(NY Times, July 16)
Over the span of his career, project after project has produced allegations of bad faith, broken promises, blatant lies or outright fraud.
(Reuters, July 15)
An Arizona paving company violated federal labor law by briefly firing, then rehiring, a worker who complained about an abusive supervisor.
(Labor Press, July 15)
Trump’s pick for his running mate used his time as Governor of Indiana to repeal an 80-year-old state minimum wage law, strengthened the state’s right to work status and is pushing for the TPP.
(LA Times, July 15)
Mainstream Hollywood players are starting to embrace the technology, making a flurry of investments, hires and content deals.
(Variety, July 15)
Despite the objections of the Redstone family, the Chinese conglomerate is in talks to acquire 49% of the studio.
(THR, July 12)
The five-year-old case that redefined the legality of the controversial labor practice may be coming to an end.
(Variety, July 12)
Local 600 camera operator Rob Menschel talks about what it takes to bring a ballgame to the public.
(NY Times, July 12)
"I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States," said the Vermont Senator.
(National Law Review, July 11)
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a decision that will make it much easier for temporary employees to be included in bargaining units.
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