So Jon was a sales manager who was supposed to go out in the field and hawk the product. Instead, Securus claims he was a Benedict Arnold, convincing merchants to abandon the company for a competing company he was secretly helping. … [Read more...] about Jon Gosselin — Socked with $1 MILLION Judgment … He’s a Scanner Scammer!!!
Explaining how the pandemic could have so disrupted funding for the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan but to a far lesser extent the SAG Pension Plan, White said: “It is useful for participants to understand the difference in funding between a pension plan and a health plan, and why the pandemic has such a large and immediate impact on a health plan and not on the pension plan. One reason, of course, being that the (SAG-AFTRA) Health Plan has about $500 million in assets pre-pandemic, and the Pension Plan has $4 billion. The Health Plan is a short-term funding system: the money comes in; the money is then used for benefits. On the pension side, this is a very long-term exercise, and it’s not going to have nearly the type of impact if there is the immediate drop in contributions.” … [Read more...] about $4 Billion SAG Pension Plan “In Good Financial Health,” Officials Say
With DreamWorks Animation, Fox’s Blue Sky Studios, Sony Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation all having come to multi-million dollar settlements with animation workers in the over two-year class action suit over wage-fixing and anti-poaching allegations, it was all down to Disney. While the House of Mouse is infamous for almost never settling lawsuits, last night proved the exception as The Walt Disney Company, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Two PIC MC filed paperwork to offer a $100 million deal to end the legal action. … [Read more...] about It’s Over! Disney Ends Animation Anti-Poaching Suit With $100M Deal
After enlisting in the Army in 2008, Bergdahl began a tour in Afghanistan. He left his troop as a private first class, equipped with only a knife, a diary, a digital camera and water and was captured the next day by the Taliban. The military negotiated his release years later as part of a prisoner exchange for five Taliban officials who had been held in Guantánamo Bay. The New York Times reports Bergdahl has been carrying out administrative duties at Fort Sam Houston in Texas since then. … [Read more...] about Bowe Bergdahl Faces Desertion, Misbehavior Charges
Said Steve Dayan, Chairman of the Hollywood Basic Crafts Unions and secretary-treasurer, Teamsters Local 399: “These joint discussions with our sister guilds and unions to develop Return to Work Protocols with the AMPTP have been truly historic. Together we have carefully reviewed the roles of every crew member involved in production and have fought hard to protect each craft and classification as if they were our own members. We 4 not only shared a common goal of health and safety on the job, but also the preservation of all jobs throughout our Industry in this new COVID-19 world. On behalf of the Basic Crafts and all Teamster Locals in the 13 Western States, we are grateful for this collaborative effort and for the solidarity exhibited throughout the entirety of this process. After six months of addressing the devastating impact of COVID-19 on our members, we are ready to support them in their safe return to work and we will continue to advocate for their health and safety … [Read more...] about Hollywood Labor Unions & Management Finalize Return-To-Work Agreement