Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Lights, Cameras, & No Action: The Film Industry Says No To Unionization of Parking Production Assistants and Coordinators
with Jon Johnson, Parking Production Assistant & Ted Feng, organizer, UAW

Parking Production Assistants and Coordinators, primarily people of color- Caribbean, African-American, Latino, & Asian are currently working on major prime time TV productions, over a dozen feature films & numerous commercial production jobs in NYC. These profitable production companies, such as NBC Universal which produces “Law and Order” and the new hit TV show “30 Rock” also benefit from publicly funded tax breaks. So why don’t they recognize the rights of the Parking Assistants and Coordinators to unionize?


Restaurant Workers Fight Job Segregation with Saru Jayaraman, Executive Director, Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC-NY)

New York City restaurant workers refuse to accept racial segregation at upscale restaurants. Workers at Restaurant Daniel and the Fireman Hospitality Group who have filed legal charges and lawsuits for discrimination say NO to racial segregation, and refuse to be invisible .

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