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Hey there, Sydney. It's me. Jess. I know it's been awhile. And sorry I haven't called lately, I've been a little busy. But I couldn't help but think of you as I enjoyed a delicious, hot, fresh kebab on the streets of Hong Kong at 5:00 this morning.
Allegheny Technologies has already locked out its workers in a labor dispute.
In keeping with the figgy-pudding and potato latke traditions of the holidays, here's a recipe for delivering joy to workers so that they can spread holiday merriment.
Instead of picnicking, Steelworkers in six states will spend this Labor Day picketing the gates of a dozen Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) specialty mills. These 2,200 Steelworkers are not on strike. They never even took a strike vote to threaten a walkout. ATI locked them out of their jobs.
Culture & Arts
What is needed, in Atlanta and everywhere, is the recognition that all sides play a part. It's how philanthropy works -- a partnership, an investment, a shared good. It's how artistry works. Dare I say, it's how excellent management works.
And so begins my annual 'films of 2012' list round-up, where I try to do more than merely compile the '10 best and 10 worst' of the year. It's often just as much fun to talk about films somewhere in the middle, the underrated gems, the hidden gems, and the overrated would-be critical darlings.
These days, lockouts are usually associated with professional sports, like when the National Football League locked referees
Republicans' reaction to last week's Monday Night Football debacle was record-breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.
Four years is a brutally long time for a work stoppage that, at its outset, involved more than 300 employees. According to
With time expiring in the Monday night matchup, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hurled a "Hail Mary" that dropped
The latest NHL lockout has begun. With no formal negotiations between the owners and players on the first day of the work
Stranded in outer space, stranded in Serbia -- how much different can it be? Not much, says actor Guy Pearce, whose newest film, Lockout, opened Friday.
Joss Whedon has just been the busy, busy little bee lately, hasn't he?
What's striking, when watching Lockout (aside from what a terrible, lunk-headed movie it is), is how frequently and explicitly it flaunts its anti-Democrat -- and anti-Obama -- point of view.
With occasionally awful special effects, a bare minimum of decent acting, and a down-and-dirty sensibility that belies its existence as a mainstream theatrical feature, Lockout feels less like Die Hard on a space prison than No Contest on a space prison.
In Lockout, we have a prison-escape film that features an actor in search of literal escape -- from this film.
(When I entered Pearce's Midtown Manhattan hotel room, he wasn't wearing shoes or socks.) What would have happened if you
The cliche-ridden dialog (is this the '80s?) is another sign "Lockout" isn't gunning for any Oscars: Set in the near future
The negotiations have been contentious enough to draw the attention of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. A few days before