MPTF Strike Averted as Talks Resume 9 weeks ago
A strike by caregivers at the Motion Picture and Television Fund's long-term care center that was scheduled for Monday has been...
By Tim Kenneally
MPTF CEO Bob Beitcher says he has the same benefits that he's asking hospital workers to accept
MPTF says it has lined up temporary support staff
Contract talks have centered on staffing levels and healthcare premiums
Union and MPTF differ in opinions about "progress" of talks
Guest blog: We cannot allow the caregivers to twist in the wind while the conversation again returns to the vacuous argument of "money"
CEO Bob Beitcher says staffing levels are not part of union negotiations
Union members are upset about cuts to their benefits and staffing levels that they deem unsafe
A-listers meet 100-year-old showbiz veterans to tell their tales, recruit volunteers for "the industry's charity."
The $90 million from the DreamWorks founders will go toward the MPTF's $350 million capital campaign.
The donation goes toward Jeffrey Katzenberg's campaign to raise $350 million for the fund.
"Spartacus" star's contribution will be used to expand dementia care
Ellis' role in trying to shutter the nonprofit's long-term care faciity made him a lightning rod for criticism
Guest Blog: The system-wide breakdown of elder care, where non-pharmalogical intervention is forsaken in lieu of heavy drugging, is horrifyingly prevalent on a global scale
MPTF Foundation Chair Jeffrey Katzenberg and George Clooney announced the $350 million campaign at the Polo Lounge Thursday
CEO Bob Beitcher says the organization exists to "take care of our own"
State's Department of Health cites inadequate supervision in the falling death of wheelchair-bound Carrie De Lay
Those who made a difference, effected social change, saved lives, and shared a cigar with me along the way
The number of patients at the Wasserman facility has dwindled to 29 from more than 150 when closure of the facility was first announced
Staffing cuts come as the number of patients in the longterm care center has dwindled to 29
Tensions have cooled as the administration works to find a new partner, but grassroots activists want new residents to be admitted
Despite the cuts, CEO Bob Beitcher reaffirmed that the organization is committed to maintaining long-term care on its campus
Exclusive: CEO says the fund has moved on after Providence talks broke down over money
In letter to employees, Beitcher insisted a plan was in place to keep the facility operating
The former Panavision CEO had been serving in the post on an interim basis and has helped cool tensions over a plan to shutter the non-profit's hospital
Exclusive: In a memo to staff, CEO Bob Beitcher says that the transfer should happen by the end of the year
EXCLUSIVE: IRS documents show that in 2009, the fund's revenue and salaries increased -- and CEO David Tillman made $918,000
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