News may be slowing down about the Sotheby's lock out, but the labor dispute between art handlers of Teamsters Local 814 and the auction giant is dragging into its third month now. Luckily supporters both on and off-line (Occupy Wall Street lent their voice last week) are not shutting up about this issue just yet. Hyperallergic received a tip over Twitter today that a new site title Fair Labor in the Arts has hit the web in support of the 40 union handlers who are still without work.
NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Unionized art handlers and fellow Teamsters picketed outside Sotheby's on Tuesday after the auction house locked the workers out last week following a drawn-out contract dispute. The 43 art handlers, members of ... Read Post
Teamsters Local 814, which represents the 42 workers of the Sotheby's art handlers' union, has settled their 10-month dispute with the Sotheby's auction house. Read Post