‘Hot labor summer’: Los Angeles unions back Hollywood writers

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By Jorge Garcia LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Unions representing teachers, truck drivers and other workers who will be headed soon to the bargaining table turned out in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to support Hollywood’s striking film and television writers. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) began a work stoppage on May 2 after failing to reach an agreement for higher wages with media companies including Walt Disney Co, Netflix Inc and Warner Bros Discovery Inc. On Friday, a few hundred members of unions in the tourism and hospitality industries, teachers, logistics workers and public employees …

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