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(NY Times, Aug. 15)

A series of articles outlining potential measures that could bring about wage equality in the workplace.

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(Las Vegas Review-Journal, Aug. 13)

The effort will deploy thousands of canvassers and result in hundreds of thousands of voter contacts.

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(Honolulu Civil Beat, Aug. 12)

The deal with the United Public Workers guarantees its members can continue to work under their current collective-bargaining agreement.

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(NY Times, Aug. 11)

In a full-throttled rejection of Donald J. Trump’s economic policies, Hillary Clinton on Thursday accused him of feigning a connection to the working man, while advocating policies that would “work for him and his friends, at the expense of everyone else.”

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(NY Times, Aug. 11)

Mr. Trump, as a prominent and active developer, can take advantage of some of the most generous tax breaks in the federal tax code to reduce his reported income to near zero, or even report a loss.

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(THR, Aug. 10)

HBO's Richard Plepler, Ted Sarandos, A+E's Nancy Dubuc, AMC's Josh Sapan and NBCUniversal's Bonnie Hammer debate the industry's 'Game of Thrones'-style fight for viewers, dwindling ratings, monetization, and innovation.

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(Variety, Aug. 10)

As programming costs continue to bulge, big players have been forced to rethink the core building block of pay TV: the bundle.

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(Washington Post, Aug. 9)

The blue-collar voters Trump is courting so ardently may well start to notice that while he warms their hearts with his tough rhetoric on trade, he has other interests in mind when it comes to handing out money.

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(LA Daily News, Aug. 6)

After decades of film and TV production fleeing to more generous jurisdictions, local unions report capacity employment and vendors are back in thriving business.

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(Bloomberg, Aug. 4)

Richard Trumka trusts Clinton to keep her word about free trade.

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(Variety, Aug. 5)

Torrentz, one of the Internet’s oldest and most popular piracy search engines, has disabled its search functionality and bid adieu to millions of fans.

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(Variety, Aug. 4)

Consumers spent 4% more on buying movies and other content on disc as well as digitally in the second quarter of this year than they did in the second quarter of 2015.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

The performers union accused NBCUniversal in February of operating with a double standard between Spanish-language and English-language talent hired for productions under the same parent corporation.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

According to a Variety analysis of the previous five years of Academy membership, the cinematographers branch made the greatest leap in number of women invited.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

Los Angeles has seen a 13% decline in overall pilot production to 79 due to a 23% slide in sitcom pilots filmed in Hollywood, according to a report released by the FilmL.A. permitting agency.

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74th Annual IA District 2 Convention June 8, 2018 in Las Vegas

Date: June 8-10, 2018
Where: At the beautiful Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas

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Spread the Word
for Women’s Health

The IATSE Women’s Committee is working with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and Healthy Women on a campaign called “Spread the Word” to disperse helpful health information to women.

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