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August 26, 1987 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
Twenty-five NBC Radio network employees are being fired as a consequence of the network's sale to Westwood One Inc. of Los Angeles, NBC officials said Tuesday. The dismissals were made after consultation with Westwood One "and in anticipation" of the completion of the network's sale to that company, NBC spokeswoman Kathy Lehrfeld said. The deal became final Tuesday.
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March 2, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Broadcast Writers Prepare for Possible Strike: Negotiators for the Writers Guild, which represents more than 275 radio and television writers, and CBS tried to reach a contract settlement Monday before a midnight strike deadline. A strike would affect CBS network writers in New York and Washington and at affiliate stations in Chicago and Los Angeles. The guild, which has negotiated with CBS since Feb. 2, seeks a three-year contract.
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BUSINESS
March 2, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Broadcast Writers Prepare for Possible Strike: Negotiators for the Writers Guild, which represents more than 275 radio and television writers, and CBS tried to reach a contract settlement Monday before a midnight strike deadline. A strike would affect CBS network writers in New York and Washington and at affiliate stations in Chicago and Los Angeles. The guild, which has negotiated with CBS since Feb. 2, seeks a three-year contract.
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July 11, 1988 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Times Staff Writer
Hollywood union representatives have reacted strongly to KABC-TV commentator Bruce Herschensohn's public resignation from an entertainment union last Thursday. Herschensohn told The Times that he left the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists to help show striking Writers Guild of America members "how you do it and that you can do it." The strike enters its 19th week today. Cheryl Rhoden, spokeswoman for the Writers Guild of America, West, said that "Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1988
Members of two major performers unions have overwhelmingly authorized a strike against producers of radio and television commercials, the two unions said Thursday. However, no walkout has yet been called. The unions are the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, who on Jan. 11 began contract talks in New York with the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies and the Assn. of National Advertisers.
NEWS
July 21, 1987
Negotiators for NBC and a striking broadcast union held their first meeting since the strike began on June 29. Little progress was made, and they agreed to resume talks at 10 a.m. EDT today in New York, a union spokesman said. The meeting between NBC and the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians was held in the presence of a federal mediator, Timothy Germany.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 1988 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Times Staff Writer
Hollywood union representatives have reacted strongly to KABC-TV commentator Bruce Herschensohn's public resignation from an entertainment union last Thursday. Herschensohn told The Times that he left the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists to help show striking Writers Guild of America members "how you do it and that you can do it." The strike enters its 19th week today. Cheryl Rhoden, spokeswoman for the Writers Guild of America, West, said that "Mr.
NEWS
March 19, 1988 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
Barring last-minute contract talks, two major performers' unions will strike radio and TV commercial makers Monday in their first such walkout since 1978, a spokeswoman for the unions said Friday. A strike by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists would be the second this month in the entertainment industry. The Writers Guild of America struck motion picture producers, studios and the CBS, NBC and ABC television networks March 7.
NEWS
March 19, 1988 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
Barring last-minute contract talks, two major performers' unions will strike radio and TV commercial makers Monday in their first such walkout since 1978, a spokeswoman for the unions said Friday. A strike by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists would be the second this month in the entertainment industry. The Writers Guild of America struck motion picture producers, studios and the CBS, NBC and ABC television networks March 7.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1988
Members of two major performers unions have overwhelmingly authorized a strike against producers of radio and television commercials, the two unions said Thursday. However, no walkout has yet been called. The unions are the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, who on Jan. 11 began contract talks in New York with the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies and the Assn. of National Advertisers.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 26, 1987 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
Twenty-five NBC Radio network employees are being fired as a consequence of the network's sale to Westwood One Inc. of Los Angeles, NBC officials said Tuesday. The dismissals were made after consultation with Westwood One "and in anticipation" of the completion of the network's sale to that company, NBC spokeswoman Kathy Lehrfeld said. The deal became final Tuesday.
NEWS
July 21, 1987
Negotiators for NBC and a striking broadcast union held their first meeting since the strike began on June 29. Little progress was made, and they agreed to resume talks at 10 a.m. EDT today in New York, a union spokesman said. The meeting between NBC and the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians was held in the presence of a federal mediator, Timothy Germany.
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