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2014-05-01 16:28:54

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAG-AFTRA® (www.sagaftra.org), the world's most influential and recognized union for actors, broadcasters and recording artists, today launched a new brand identity and logo, developed in partnership with global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale (www.siegelgale.com). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82756 The new logo depicts a figure standing in a forward-looking pose, reaching skyward and is accompanied by a bold new...

2011-01-27 14:11:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Newspaper Guild of New York today announced an agreement that will enable Newsweek magazine to complete its pending merger with the Daily Beast and include a wide range of editorial employees of the website under the existing Guild-Newsweek collective bargaining agreement. Under the "Framework Agreement" between the Guild and Harman Newsweek LLC, non-supervisory editorial employees who produce the Daily Beast will be covered by the...

2009-09-04 11:12:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Writers Union announced today that it has joined the Open Book Alliance: a diverse coalition of writers' organizations, librarians, activists, legal scholars and corporations who object to the proposed Google Book Settlement. "We are happy to join the Open Book Alliance, which shares many of our concerns about the proposed Google Book Settlement," said Larry Goldbetter, president of the National Writers Union/UAW Local 1981. "The...

2008-12-19 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild-CWA, which represents employees at the Baltimore Sun, has been named as one of nine members of the creditors' committee in the bankruptcy filing by Tribune Co. The relatively unusual inclusion of a union on a creditors' committee follows the Guild's success last week in securing Tribune's commitment to pay promised severance and health care benefits to employees who recently accepted a company buy-out....

2008-09-12 15:00:19

A group of Hollywood film and TV producers said Friday it has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for casting directors and associates. The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers said it has made a tentative deal with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters regarding a new contract for the U.S. entertainment industry's casting personnel. "Bargaining concluded last night after three days of negotiations," the AMPTP said in a statement Friday. "The casting...

2008-09-10 09:00:25

Text of press release by Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists, on 9 September The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists are calling for a new strategy to remove harsh media laws that have been used to intimidate and stifle independent journalism. The IFJ says the government has indicated its willingness to have a full review of the extensive legal regulations that have been put in place over the past five years....

2008-08-20 12:00:47

Text of report in English by Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists, on 20 August Today the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the French satellite company Eutelsat to reinstall the Chinese-language television station NTDTV and three Mandarin radio stations, following their suppression for "technical reasons" on 16 June 2008. The IFJ says that the technicalities of this bar on the broadcaster look increasingly bogus. "The likelihood is that...


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