WGA East Accuses NBCUniversal Of “Union Busting” In Dispute Over Its Now-Defunct Peacock Productions

The WGA East today accused NBCUniversal of “union busting” in a dispute over the shuttering of its now-defunct Peacock Productions, formerly the in-house nonfiction production wing of NBC News. The guild, which had a contract with Peacock, says that many of the unit’s former writer-producers have been reassigned to the newly created NBC News Studios, which doesn’t have a contract

2020-04-15T16:18:56+00:00April 15th, 2020|

NBC Accused of Labor Violation Over Sleazy Union-Busting Scheme

The Writers Guild of America, East said today it is filing an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board against NBCUniversal. Almost four years after Peacock Productions, NBC’s in-house nonfiction production company, voted to unionize with the WGAE, and a little more than a year after the company and the union ratified a collectively-bargained contract, the

2020-04-15T16:14:46+00:00April 15th, 2020|

Writers Guild East Accuses NBCUniversal of Union-Busting

On Wednesday, the Writers Guild of America East filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board that accuses NBCUniversal of union-busting over the January closure of the nonfiction production unit Peacock Productions. READ THE FULL STORY AT THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

2020-04-15T16:12:03+00:00April 15th, 2020|