Check out this crazy memo fired off by the Hollywood Teamsters Boss warning members to curtail solving issues with on-set fisticuffs or risk being fired!
Due to the escalating number of incidences being reported, I must take a moment to address the Membership.
We are finding that more and more Members are fighting with one another on set. It is my duty to say – Knock It Off!
When two Members get into an altercation we have found that in order to remedy the situation quickly BOTH Members will immediately be LAID-OFF. Continue reading
UPS, a.k.a., the big brown truck, has fired 250 workers after they staged a 90-minute protest in February. The protest was organized after an employee of 24 years was fired over an issue with his hours.
Twenty of the workers were fired on the spot while the remaining 230 were told they would be fired as soon as replacements are trained.
The workers, who are based in Queens, N.Y., walked off the job when Jairo Reyes, a 24-year company veteran and union activist, got in a dispute with the company over the number of hours senior staff could work.