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Jeff Koons Lays Off Workers Amidst Reports of Unionization

by Paddy Johnson and Rhett Jones on July 18, 2016
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According to sources speaking anonymously with Art F City, Jeff Koons’ mammoth studio operation in Chelsea has laid off 14 of its night crew workers who were attempting to unionize and one day crew member who was friendly with those night crew organizers.

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Cleaners and Porters to Protest at Sotheby’s London

by Leighann Morris on June 25, 2015
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In February of this year, cleaners and porters at London’s Sotheby’s auction house successfully campaigned to receive the London Living Wage of £9.15. The triumph was part of an extensive campaign by union United Voice of the World (UVW) to pressure both Sotheby’s and the contracted cleaning service Cleaning & Maintenance London (CCML) into negotiating several other terms for these employees, often migrant workers, who had complained of ill treatment—and unfair pay. But the victory of a living wage, among other gains, is now proving short-lived.

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[UPDATE] Allegations Emerge Against Mana-Terry Dowd for Intimidating Art Handlers

by Corinna Kirsch on April 16, 2014
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With the art handlers’ union vote coming up in just over a week, allegations have emerged charging Mana-Terry Dowd with voter interference.

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Carnegie Hall Becomes the Latest Fine Arts Institution to Endure Protests and Strikes

by Corinna Kirsch on October 4, 2013
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Orchestras and dance companies are striking across the nation. The latest such strike is taking place close to home, at Carnegie Hall.

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