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Las Vegas is Placing its Bets on Hollywood

(LA Times, July 9)

Caesars Palace, which got a big boost from 'The Hangover,' isn't the only Las Vegas resort wooing Hollywood.

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Arizona gets F on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

(Arizona Daily Star, July 6)

n a recent report from the National Partnership for Women and Families, 17 states including Arizona got an F for their family leave policies, their protections against pregnancy discrimination and some nursing mothers’ rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Charges Could Prompt Film Industry to Take Crew Safety More Seriously

(LA Times, July 4)

Film producers indicted in connection with death of camera assistant Sarah Jones on set of 'Midnight Rider.'

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New SAG-AFTRA Deal Builds on DGA Template, Looks to Future (Analysis)

(THR, July 4)

The "hard-fought" agreement continues the process of merging SAG and AFTRA.

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Hawaii Gets $900k Federal Job Training Grant to Help Laid-Off Workers

(Pacific Business News, July 3)

The $897,420 Job-Driven National Emergency Grant will also go toward other occupational training that results in an industry-recognized credential, as well as providing services such as career coaching and counseling, and helping to connect laid-off workers with available jobs.

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Arizona, Nevada Rank Last in Recovery Rate

(Mojave Daily News, July 3)

The United States in May reached an important milestone by recovering all the jobs lost to the recession. But 32 states still don’t have as many jobs as they did when the recession officially began in December 2007.

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Ruling Against Union Fees Contains Damage to Labor

(NY Times, June 30)

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court dealt a limited blow to organized labor on Monday by ruling that some government employees did not have to pay any fees to the unions representing them.

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