Labor

  1. Clear Channel Sued for Dropping Stern Show

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action seeks $10M for alleged contract violation. Action seeks $10M for alleged contract violation. News ...

  2. Major Layoffs Planned At VU Games

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT N.A. staff to be reduced by 350. Vivendi Universal Games, publisher of such titles as "Crash Bandicoot" and "Warcraft," plans to cut 350 of its 900 North America-based employees. The move marks another another step in VU Games& ...

  3. Major Layoffs Planned At VU Games

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT N.A. staff to be reduced by 350. Vivendi Universal Games, publisher of such titles as "Crash Bandicoot" and "Warcraft," plans to cut 350 of its 900 North America-based employees. The move marks another another step in VU Games& ...

  4. EMI Contracts Levy For 5 More Years

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group has renewed its contract with the chairman of its recorded music division Alain Levy for an additional five years. Under the new contract, Levy's base salary has been upped to £1million EMI Group has renewed its contract wi ...

  5. EMI Contracts Levy For 5 More Years

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group has renewed its contract with the chairman of its recorded music division Alain Levy for an additional five years. Under the new contract, Levy's base salary has been upped to £1million EMI Group has renewed its contract wi ...

  6. EMI Belgium Cuts 16 Staff

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Belgium will axe 16 of its 49-strong work force as part of the major's worldwide restructuring. Staffers at the Brussels-based company were told yesterday of the downsizing. EMI Belgium will axe 16 of its 49-strong work force as part of t ...

  7. IFPI Reports Initial Success In P2P Litigation Cases

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT File-sharers agree to pay compensation. File-sharers agree to pay compensation. News ...

  8. French Music Biz Protest Job Cuts

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented collective protest against industry-wide restructuring. An estimated 400 staff from all five major labels in France gathered at Paris' Palais Royal, home to the Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented c ...

  9. Sony, BMG Execs Face Jail Over London Flier Posting

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Council takes legal action against adverts. Council takes legal action against adverts. News ...

  10. Cannes Protest Turns Violent

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The ongoing protest at the Cannes film festival by part-time workers erupted into violence Saturday. A group of 50 protesters occupied the Star cinema, blocking market screenings, and were forcibly ej CANNES (Hollywood Reporter)--The ongoing prote ...

  11. Rimshot Takes Aim At Funk Brothers

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Motown sidemen accused of breaching contract. Motown sidemen accused of breaching contract. News ...

  12. French Industry In Groundbreaking Talks With Unions

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Commission created to discuss French employment. Commission created to discuss French employment. News ...

  13. French Industry in Groundbreaking Talks With Unions

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French record industry leaders and employees' representatives met today to discuss employment conditions for the first time. French record industry leaders and employees' representatives met today to discuss employment conditions for the ...

  14. Rep. Seeks To Curb Outsourcing In Film

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rep. Diane E. Watson applauds the reconstitution of Hollywood Labor Coalition, organized by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, and is pledging to work with the group to curb the outsourcing o WASHINGTON--Rep. Diane E. Watson, D-Cal., appl ...

  15. SEC Considers SoundScan Manipulation Investigation

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Commission probing claims by former EMI employee. Commission probing claims by former EMI employee. News ...

  16. Def Jam, Shyne Hammering Out Record Deal

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Incarcerated rapper close to cutting contract. Incarcerated rapper close to cutting contract. News ...

  17. Showbiz Group Threatens Protest At Cannes

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Protesting showbiz workers in France are calling for "an action committee" to stage demonstrations during at the upcoming Festival de Cannes. PARIS--Protesting showbiz workers in France are calling for "an action committee" to ...

  18. Apple Rebuffs Online Music Alliance

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jobs says "no" to Glaser's offer. Jobs says "no" to Glaser's offer. News ...

  19. Hut To Become Part Of Virgin U.K.

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Future uncertain for seven employees. Future uncertain for seven employees. News ...

  20. Warner Music Germany Losing 100 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 job losses, sources say. The Hamburg-based affiliate's president Bernd Dopp is understood to have announced the layoffs during a staff meeting today (March 31) Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 ...

  21. Warner Music Germany Losing 100 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 job losses, sources say. The Hamburg-based affiliate's president Bernd Dopp is understood to have announced the layoffs during a staff meeting today (March 31) Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 ...

  22. WMG Seeks Judgment Against Maverick

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Action anticipates breach-of-contract suit. Action anticipates breach-of-contract suit. News ...

  23. Sources: Briegmann Named Uni Germany CEO

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exec is still under contract to BMG. Exec is still under contract to BMG. News ...

  24. Sources: Baker & Taylor Adds Music Staffers

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST New hires include Borders, Manifest, Tower vets. New hires include Borders, Manifest, Tower vets. News ...

  25. Warner Music Axe Falls On Benelux

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Major axes jobs, terminates artist contracts. Major axes jobs, terminates artist contracts. News ...

  26. SGAE Condemns Madrid Bombings

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music workers hold 1-minute silence. Music workers hold 1-minute silence. News ...

  27. Uni 8th Best U.K. Company To Work For: Poll

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music U.K. has been named one of the top 10 companies to work for in Britain, according to a new poll on the country's leading firms. Universal Music U.K. has been named one of the top 10 companies to work for in Britain, according ...

  28. House Pushes For $500,000 Indecency Fines

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legislation would raise penalties from $27,500. Legislation would raise penalties from $27,500. News ...

  29. WMG Confirms Restructuring, Exec Departures

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Global workforce to be trimmed by 20%. Global workforce to be trimmed by 20%. News ...

  30. Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new legislative proposal in Rhode Island, inspired in large part by the Station Club tragedy a year ago, would offer immediate financial aid to employees injured or killed at businesses that do not NASHVILLE--A new legislative proposal in Rhode ...

  31. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rhode Island is considering legislation inspired by the Station Club fire last year that would aid employees injured or killed at businesses that don't have workers' comp. coverage. Aussie record labe Rhode Island is considering legislat ...

  32. AFTRA At Odds With Clear Channel's Contract Plans

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel's plan to revise all of its radio air personality contracts to include provisions that the DJs share in the financial penalties for any indecency violations isn't sitting well with the A Clear Channel's plan to revise ...

  33. Picture This

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST DVD revenue will play a large role in upcoming contract negotiations for the Writers Guild of America. DVD revenue will play a large role in upcoming contract negotiations for the Writers Guild of America. News ...

  34. Sonopress names Morrissey to U.K. role

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vet now sales director, DVD video business development Bertelsmann replication subsidiary Sonopress U.K. has appointed John Morrissey as sales director, DVD video business development. News John Morrissey ...

  35. Inagaki To Exit As Warner Japan Chief

    January 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Contract expires at the end of February Contract expires at the end of February News ...

  36. UMG Makes Cuts In Nashville Office

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at Universal Music Group in Nashville. Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at U ...

  37. UMG Makes Cuts In Nashville Office

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at Universal Music Group in Nashville. Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at U ...

  38. UMG Makes Cuts In Nashville Office

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at Universal Music Group in Nashville. Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at U ...

  39. The Orchard Artists To Get Insurance

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group says its will offer insurance to artists through a new partnership with Working Today's Freelancers Union, a New York non-profit group that provides independent workers with Orchard Global Media Group says its will ...

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