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How Fran Drescher Rallied Hollywood Actors to a New Labor Deal

Loeb & Loeb’s Entertainment Labor Chair, Ivy Kagan Bierman, was quoted in Reuters discussing how Fran Drescher, former star of the television show "The Nanny," emerged as a “modern-day labor hero” for actors during the prolonged Hollywood strikes. 

"In the context of the global labor movement, I understood what she was doing. In the role of Norma Rae, she gave the Norma Rae speech," Ivy says in reference to Fran’s semblance of the character Norma Rae, played by actress Sally Field, who rallied co-workers to unionize in the 1970’s movie. 

To read the full article, visit Reuter’s website.