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The Daily Show Took On The NCAA And Player Unions With Photoshops Of Stalin

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Jon Stewart and The Daily Show took on the weird disparity between the NCAA having tons of money and players not having enough money to eat.

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Amazon Workers Vote Against Unionization, For Now

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Amazon workers aren't joining a union... yet.

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The 10 Most Dangerous Places On Earth Are Probably All World Cup Soccer Stadiums

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Construction at the World Cup's Arena da AmazĂ´nia has stopped after two more worker deaths were reported last week.

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Actors’ Equity Tries, Fails To Halt The Spider-Man Musical

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On Monday night, aerialist/actor Christopher Tierney (pictured at right) fell "approximately 30 feet" when a cable failed during a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (remains in the hospital with broken ribs.

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Kiwis Rally To Keep The Hobbit

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Yesterday was Labour Day in New Zealand, and Warner Brothers executives were arriving in the country to meet with New Zealand's prime minister, John Key.

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Peter Jackson is angry

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I tried to clear up the background on The Hobbit<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/peter-jacksons-hobbit-crew-may-soon-be-buggering-non-kiwi-sheep" target="_blank"> labor dispute</a> last week, but the short answer is that a coalition of unions claimed the producers weren't negotiating with them and declared a blacklist.

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The Battle Of Five Armies, But With Peter Jackson And Unions

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Just in case you were thinking that you were ever going to see The Hobbit make it to theaters, you can start crying now.

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Peter Jackson beefin' with unions over The Hobbit

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An organization known as the International Federation of Actors (FIA) which represents actors in seven countries including the US, Australia, and Canada issued a statement recently telling its members not to take a role in The Hobbit, saying the contracts offer "no minimum guarantees of wages or working conditions, no payment for future broadcasts and no cancellation payments.


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