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The Next Stage

Working in theater is a grind. But it doesn't have to be

The hours are long and the pay isn't great. But one theater in Baltimore is trying to rethink its labor practices to make theater a better workplace.

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Starbucks workers have unionized at record speed; many fear retaliation now

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Working in theater is a grind. But it doesn't have to be

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How local and national leaders are tested by major natural disasters

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Flight attendants to get more rest time under a new FAA rule

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