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(Variety, July 26)

Higher ticket prices are hiding an inescapable fact: Fewer people are going to the movies. To stay relevant, the biz must win them back.

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(NPR, July 26)

Their unifying message: Clinton, not Trump, is the best candidate for American workers.

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(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.

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(Bloomberg, July 22)

Unions invest in field operations in Pennsylvania to counter the Republican's rise among white working-class voters.

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(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.

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(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.

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(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.

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(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.

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(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.

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(Reuters, July 15)

An Arizona paving company violated federal labor law by briefly firing, then rehiring, a worker who complained about an abusive supervisor.

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(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.

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(LA Times, July 15)

Mainstream Hollywood players are starting to embrace the technology, making a flurry of investments, hires and content deals.

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(Variety, July 15)

Despite the objections of the Redstone family, the Chinese conglomerate is in talks to acquire 49% of the studio.

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(THR, July 12)

The five-year-old case that redefined the legality of the controversial labor practice may be coming to an end.

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(Variety, July 12)

Local 600 camera operator Rob Menschel talks about what it takes to bring a ballgame to the public.

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