• ‘The West Wing’ reunion starring original cast coming to HBO Max

    ‘The West Wing’ reunion starring original cast coming to HBO Max

    President Josiah Bartlet will soon return to the small screen. That’s because “The West Wing” reunion special is in the works at HBO Max. No date has been announced yet, but according to the Hollywood Reporter, it will air in the fall. The acclaimed NBC political drama’s cast and its creator Aaron Sorkin and executive …
  • Chicago Schools to Begin Year with All-Remote Learning after Teachers Union Objects to Hybrid Format

    Chicago Schools to Begin Year with All-Remote Learning after Teachers Union Objects to Hybrid Format

    Chicago public schools, the third largest district in the country, will begin the fall semester with all-remote learning following strong pushback from the city teachers union against a hybrid plan. The Chicago Teachers Union had threatened strikes if the district moved ahead with a combination of in-person and remote learning, saying the plan would not …
  • National Teachers Union Backs ‘Safety Strikes’ in Cases of Lax Coronavirus Prevention

    National Teachers Union Backs ‘Safety Strikes’ in Cases of Lax Coronavirus Prevention

    America’s second-largest national teachers union announced on Tuesday that it will back members who go on “safety strikes” as a last resort to protest lax coronavirus prevention at their districts. The announcement by the American Federation of Teachers, which boasts roughly 1.7 million members, comes about a month before school districts across the U.S. are …
  • Lindsay Lohan and ‘The Parent Trap’ cast to reunite for film’s anniversary

    Lindsay Lohan and ‘The Parent Trap’ cast to reunite for film’s anniversary

    Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid and the original cast of 1998’s “The Parent Trap” will reunite on July 20, director Nancy Meyers announced via her Instagram. The virtual reunion will be the first time the cast has gotten together since its release exactly 22 years ago. Meyers, who directed the remake wrote, “Sorry for the mini …
  • Airline unions seek another $32B coronavirus bailout

    Airline unions seek another $32B coronavirus bailout

    Labor unions for aviation workers want Congress to pass another $32 billion bailout to protect hundreds of thousands of jobs as the coronavirus pandemic keeps airlines in a chokehold. Six unions warned lawmakers that “mass layoffs are inevitable” without another round of payroll aid to keep airline workers employed through at least the end of …
  • Disneyland unions push back against reopening amid pandemic

    Disneyland unions push back against reopening amid pandemic

    Unions representing Disneyland workers are pushing back on plans to reopen the theme park next month as cases of coronavirus surge across the country. The Coalition of Resort Labor Unions sent an open letter last week to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that cited health concerns for workers and park guests alike as Disney seeks state …
  • UAW boss, US attorney will discuss preventing corruption

    UAW boss, US attorney will discuss preventing corruption

    The head of the United Auto Workers will meet this month with the US attorney in Detroit to discuss potential changes for the union following a wide-ranging corruption probe. Matthew Schneider, the US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, has floated the idea of the government taking control of the union and has pushed …
  • Minneapolis Police Chief Ends Contract Negotiations with Union as Reform Plans Emerge

    Minneapolis Police Chief Ends Contract Negotiations with Union as Reform Plans Emerge

    The Minneapolis police chief announced Wednesday that he will immediately withdraw from negotiations with the city’s police union as the department considers a suite of reforms after George Floyd’s death. Chief Medaria Arradondo said the city’s contract with the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis will be subject to a review that will focus on the …
  • ‘Stop Treating Us like Animals:’ NY Police Union Head Slams Media, Lawmakers over Criticisms

    ‘Stop Treating Us like Animals:’ NY Police Union Head Slams Media, Lawmakers over Criticisms

    The head of New York State’s police unions slammed criticism of officers following George Floyd demonstrations, saying police were being treated like “animals.” “I am not Derek Chauvin; they are not him,” Mike O’Meara, president of the New York Association of Police Benevolent Associations, told reporters on Tuesday while gesturing to officers gathered behind him. “He …
  • Josh Gad reunites classic movie casts in YouTube series ‘Reunited Apart’

    Josh Gad reunites classic movie casts in YouTube series ‘Reunited Apart’

    Josh Gad revisits beloved movie franchises via their casts in “Reunited Apart,” streaming on YouTube. Gad has filmed four episodes so far, ranging in length from half an hour to nearly an hour, all available on his YouTube page. Episodes include reunions with the casts of “The Goonies,” “Back to the Future,” “Splash”  and “Lord …