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Sarah Jones' Death Calls Attention to Film Crews' Safety

(LA Times, March 21)

Since the accident, workers have pressured their unions to step up safety efforts. "We've all put ourselves in compromising positions to fulfill someone's vision," said Michael Allowitz, a first assistant director.

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Nevada: This Sequel Is An Original: ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 22 Scores Nevada’s First Tax Credit

(Deadline, March 17)

The Kevin James comedy will receive $4.3 million in tax credits, the first of four potential projects to shoot in the state in the year ahead.

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No Fancy Commercials, but Super Bowl is Brought to You by Union Members

(AFL-CIO, Feb. 2)

Seattle and Denver took football's biggest stage Sunday, built by Union crews.

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WGA Says Studios Seeking '$60 Million in Rollbacks"

(LA Times, Jan. 31)

On the eve of contract negotiations with the studios, the Writers Guild of America said employers are seeking big cuts in healthcare benefits and pay.

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NEVADA: States' Film Tax Breaks Don't Always Pay Off

(USA Today, Jan. 27)

Nevada's new tax incentive program reignites debate about their value to local vendors.

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Hawaii: Ranks Third in Union Membership for 2nd Straight Year

(Associated Press, Jan. 24)

New York and Alaska hold the top spots.

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Arizona: Unemployment Rate at Lowest Level Since 2008

(Phoenix Business Journal, Jan. 23)

Arizona's unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in December, the lowest statewide jobless numbers in five years.

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