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Atlanta Symphony Lockout Is Enforced Silence

Alan Fletcher | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Alan Fletcher

What is needed, in Atlanta and everywhere, is the recognition that all sides play a part. It's how philanthropy works -- a partnership, an investment, a shared good. It's how artistry works. Dare I say, it's how excellent management works.

NHL Owners Approve New Deal

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman secured unanimous ownership support for the pending labor deal, then apologized to everyone hurt by the...

2012 in Film: Good Films You Probably Missed in Theaters

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.27.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

And so begins my annual 'films of 2012' list round-up, where I try to do more than merely compile the '10 best and 10 worst' of the year. It's often just as much fun to talk about films somewhere in the middle, the underrated gems, the hidden gems, and the overrated would-be critical darlings.

Dave Jamieson

Locked-Out Sugar Workers: 'They're Starving Us Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Along with her fellow union members, American Crystal Sugar worker Susan Sylvester will cast a ballot this weekend in a blind vote that offers nothing...

WATCH: NHL Player Makes 'Video Resume' During Lockout

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

As the NHL Lockout drags on, leading to the cancellation of the start of the 2012-13 NHL season, fans and players alike have been forced to consider a...

NHL Labor Talks To Resume Tuesday

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL and its locked-out players will resume negotiations Tuesday in Toronto after a four-day break following two days of meetings ...

Republicans Reject Union Workers But Respect Union Refs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans' reaction to last week's Monday Night Football debacle was record-breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.

Dave Jamieson

NFL Refs Return While Other Lockouts Grind On

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

Each week in Muscatine, Iowa, Tony Newton and his friends watch the trucks haul grain out of the local corn-processing plant, trying to gauge producti...

More Bad News For NHL Fans

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL canceled the rest of the preseason Thursday, just a day before negotiations were set to resume in an effort to end the lockou...

Dave Jamieson

Scott Walker Calls For End To NFL Referee Lockout

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Once NFL owners have lost Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), perhaps it's safe to say they've lost the nation. After Walker's Green Bay Packers suffe...

WATCH: NHL Lockout Inspires Taylor Swift Parody

Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

The latest NHL lockout has begun. With no formal negotiations between the owners and players on the first day of the work stoppage, there is no tellin...

Actor Guy Pearce Pumps Up for Lockout

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stranded in outer space, stranded in Serbia -- how much different can it be? Not much, says actor Guy Pearce, whose newest film, Lockout, opened Friday.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Cabin in the Woods

Dan Persons | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Joss Whedon has just been the busy, busy little bee lately, hasn't he?

Your Republican Friends Are Going to Love Lockout

Jason Bailey | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Bailey

What's striking, when watching Lockout (aside from what a terrible, lunk-headed movie it is), is how frequently and explicitly it flaunts its anti-Democrat -- and anti-Obama -- point of view.

Movie Review: Lockout

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Lockout, we have a prison-escape film that features an actor in search of literal escape -- from this film.

'Deal With It, I'm Guy Pearce'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Being the last interview on the schedule usually leads to one of two outcomes: Either (A) the interview subject is completely exhausted and wants noth...

WATCH: Guy Pearce Get Punched In 'Lockout' First Five Minutes

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

The first five minutes of "Lockout," the upcoming sci fi action adventure flick starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace hit the web over the weekend. ...

Dave Jamieson

Unhappy New Year For Workers Facing Job Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

Around 800 nursing home workers in Connecticut could be out of a job when the New Year's ball drops this weekend, as nursing home company HealthBridge...

Tire Company Accused Of Unfair Labor Practices During Lockout

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Factory workers who have been locked out for over a week accused Cooper Tire of unfair labor practices, accusing the company of asking...

NBA Season Salvaged: 5 Best Newspaper Columnist Reactions

Danny Groner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

After a 149-day lockout, the NBA announced this weekend that owners and players had finally reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement that will save the season. Well, 66 games of it.

NBA Owners to the Players: This Is a Stick-Up!

David Berri | Posted 12.11.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Although it's unclear when the latest labor dispute between players and owners in the National Basketball Association will end, it's very clear that the owners will ultimately win. How can we be so sure?

1,200 Workers Locked Out Of Sugar Plants

AP | DAVE KOLPACK | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

MOORHEAD, Minn. — About 1,300 union workers at seven American Crystal Sugar plants found themselves locked out of their jobs Monday, sitting out...

Elway Speaks Out On Lockout, 'Ready' To Start The Season

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.21.2011 | Denver

ATLANTA — The NFL had hoped Friday's seminar for general managers and other team executives would be spent discussing a labor agreement ratified...

NFL Team Declares Lockout To Be Over

ProFootballTalk | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

And now for something we think you'll really like. But some players possibly won't....

Debunking the "Greedy Players" Myth

Hank Koebler | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports
Hank Koebler

Throughout the course of the NFL's lockout, fans took to labeling NFL players as greedy and overpaid. Such labels are unfair. Like any other urban legend, the myth that NFL athletes are overpaid can easily be refuted with basic research.