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  1. Animation workers suing major studios first learned about Hollywood wage theft by reading Pando

    As previously reported by Pando, workers in the computer animation industry have launched a major class action lawsuit against major Hollywood studios, accusing them of wage theft and other anti-trust behavior.

    By Mark Ames , written on

    From the News desk

  2. New court filing shows stunning new evidence of wage-fixing by major Hollywood animation studios

    The Techtopus wage theft conspiracy has just gone Hollywood in a serious way.

    By Mark Ames , written on

    From the News desk

  3. Oracle latest to be sued for Techtopus wage-fixing, following Pando's reporting on its involvement

    An antitrust lawsuit was filed last week against Oracle and Google. This makes the third such antitrust lawsuit to grow out of the Techtopus Silicon Valley wage-fixing sandal.

    By Mark Ames , written on

    From the News desk

  4. BREAKING: New wage-theft lawsuit filed against Hollywood giants as Techtopus scandal grows

    The Silicon Valley wage fixing story is expanding into Hollywood’s visual effects (VFX) industry. A new class action lawsuit on behalf of VFX workers just been filed in the Northern California District Court against the biggest names in the industry, including Walt Disney Animation, Dreamworks Animation, Sony Pictures, as well as the two original "Techtopus" conspirators — LucasFilm and Pixar.

    By Mark Ames , written on

    From the News desk

  5. Man who filed fake document to remove judge from Techtopus suit is now appealing court's non-fake rejection

    Last month, I reported that someone had forged the name and state bar number of an attorney to file an appeal to have Judge Lucy Koh recused from the Techtopus wage-fixing settlement. The forger claimed that Judge Koh should not be eligible to preside over the case due to her "ties" with Obama.

    By Paul Carr , written on

    From the News desk

  6. After breaking labor laws, LinkedIn is ordered to pay $6 million in lost wages and damages

    LinkedIn and the Department of Labor have reached a settlement that requires the professional social network to pay $6 million to 359 current and former employees in lost wages and damages. This comes after a DoL investigation found that LinkedIn failed to document and compensate workers for overtime hours, in a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    By David Holmes , written on

    From the News desk

  7. REVEALED: Emails, court docs show how Sony stood up to Steve Jobs' and Pixar's wage-fixing cartel

    In May 2002, Sony Pictures launched a new CGI animation motion picture division, Sony Pictures Animation, hoping to challenge Pixar and Dreamworks Animation for the wildly popular CGI animated movie market.

    By Mark Ames , written on

    From the News desk

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