Writer’s Guild files complaint against Tyler Perry
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Writers Guild of America, West, has filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against Tyler Perry’s sitcom, “House of Payne.”
The WGA accuses the show of unlawfully firing four writers in retaliation for their union activity. The charge also alleges that Perry’s company has bargained in bad faith with the Guild.
A lawyer for Tyler Perry tells the Hollywood Reporter that the four writers were fired because of poor work performance. The WGA says, together, the four had worked on more than 100 episodes of “House of Payne.”
They and others are expected to picket the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios tomorrow (Saturday) in Atlanta.
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1. Officials turn the Eiffel Tower lights off, as Paris goes dark following multiple terror attacks.
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2. Victims lie on the ground after an attack on Rue Bichat in Central Paris.
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3. A young woman cries at a vigil held by a local French community in Sydney.
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4. A single rose following multiple terror attacks in the French city of Paris.
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5. Players and officials have a moment of silence for victims during the Newcastle v. Central Coast round 6 A-league match.
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6. Workers wash blood off of the floor outside of Le Carillon bar.
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7. Workers wash blood off the floor outside of Le Carillon bar.
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8. A woman sends her love.
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9. Two friends hug in the wake of multiple terror attacks in Paris.
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10. Residents leave flowers for victims and their loved ones.
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11. At least 127 people were left dead following multiple terror attacks in Paris on Friday.
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12. Residents leave flowers for victims and their loved ones.
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13. Blood from the scene following the Bataclan Theatre attack.
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