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  • California-Set Films Can't Turn Down Tax Incentives to Shoot Just About Anywhere Else

    When Paul Audley took the job as president of FilmL.A. in late 2008, he was astounded to discover that physical production on the $70 million pic "Battle: Los Angeles" wasn't being done in Los Angeles. "It stunned me that the movie was shooting in...
  • Animal wranglers add themselves to endangered species list

    Animal wranglers add themselves to endangered species list
    Animal wrangler Jim Brockett stands a few yards away from Arrow, like a director studying his actor. The African augur hawk latches his yellow talons onto what looks like a severed finger — actually a piece of foam — and swoops into the...
  • Cha-ching: Gov. candidates offer fund-raising details

     
    The old saying goes that the devil is in the details, and while that's a tired old maxim, it really does apply to the murky world of campaign finance. While Lucifer himself may not show up on anyone's year-end reports,......
  • Port truck drivers vying to join union get state, federal boost

    Port truck drivers vying to join union get state, federal boost
    A string of actions by state officials and the National Labor Relations Board has strengthened the hand of truck drivers who say they need union representation to improve pay and working conditions for the thousands who transport cargo out of the ports of...
  • About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike

    About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike
    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association. The proposal, which would have covered suburban drivers outside...
  • 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...
  • Teamsters drop attempt to recruit American Airlines mechanics

    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its bid to recruit about 12,000 aircraft mechanics and other personnel at American Airlines, marking the end to what had become a bitter fight between unions. Their battle to wrest control from the...
  • To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking

    To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking
    It takes 10,000 professional truck drivers to move all the goods that come into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And it's no wonder. Our two ports handle 40% of all goods imported to the United States. A lot of the jobs generated by the ports,...
  • Steve Dayan Elected Chairman of California Film Commission

    Steve Dayan, recently elected as secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 399, was chosen as the chairman of the California Film Commission for its 2014 term. Dayan was chosen at a meeting of the commission at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles on...
  • Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season

    Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season
    Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, protesting the working conditions at the online retailer's shipping centers. The workers' union, Ver.di, also sent a delegation to the company's Seattle offices. "The Amazon system is characterized by low...
  • Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit

    Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit
    Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state. Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
  • Machinists union local set to vote on Boeing contract

    SEATTLE — Waving angry signs and clenched fists, several hundred union members rallied Thursday afternoon for a vote against a contract that would cut their benefits but guarantee that Boeing Co. builds its latest wide-body jet in the Puget Sound...