Department of Labor

  1. How Obamacare Could Impact The Touring Biz (From the Magazine)

    October 01, 2013 4:55 PM EDT With the so-called Obamacare law taking effect Jan. 1, the live biz is examining the impact on its many part-time employees. The vast majority of employees on tour aren't the responsibility of the artist or the promoter/producer, but rat ...

  2. 'Spider-Man' Set To Resume On Broadway With New Safety Measures

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The curtain was to rise again on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" after producers of the accident-plagued Broadway musical agreed to new safety precautions to prevent another fall such as the one that left a stuntman seriously injured. Le ...

  3. Business Matters: Majors Back Video Site, Android Gains Steam, Hulu CEO Offers Content Strategy and more

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Majors Onboard With Russian Video Portal -- All four majors have licensed their content to Russian online music video service iviMusic. The content of an additional 20 Russian music companies is a ...

  4. Business Matters: Spotify, Fatsoma, Lala, Kenny Chesney and More

    May 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Spotify has confirmed a media report that the service will launch in the Netherlands. The company does not yet have a date set for the launch. Spotify is currently available in six markets: Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK, France and Spain. ( M ...

  5. Entertainment Stocks Jump

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Positive employment data released on Friday by the Labor Department helped boost entertainment stocks this week. The Labor Dept. said U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in March - the biggest gain since December 2007 - and that the unemployment rat ...

  6. Gen X, Y Pave The Way To Economic Recovery

    March 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Baby boomers led the U.S. out of a downturn in the last two recessions, but this time around, it will be Gen Xers and millennials paving the way to economic recovery, according to a new report issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers today. The study -- c ...

  7. WGAW Names Young New Exec. Dir.

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Writers' Guild of America West's new board has wasted no time in firing executive director John McLean and replacing him with one of its allies, organizing director David Young, it was announced Sept. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Writers& ...

  8. Station Club Owners Personally Liable For $1.06 Million In Fines

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court has held the owners of the Station club personally liable for a $1.06 million penalty for failing to carry workers' comp insurance for some three years. NASHVILLE -- A Rhode Island Workers' ...

  9. Writers Guild Head Holland Exits

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Charles Holland resigned last Thursday as president of the Writers Guild of America West as controversy continues to erupt over his claims to have served in the U.S. armed forces. LOS ANGELES--Charles Holland resigned last Thursday as president of ...

  10. NYC Residents, Club Owners Battle Over Noise

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES--A New York City night-life ordinance is unlikely to see the light of day in 2004. But supporters say the law, which seeks to soften club noise for Manhattan residents, will eventually be Licensing Deals Abound In Wireless Market NYC R ...