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Cinematographers Guild Now Says Former Treasurer Alan Gitlin Stole Nearly $30G In Hotel Points

29 September, 2017 (17:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb September 29, 2017 by1:32p EXCLUSIVE: IATSECinematographers GuildLocal 600 says it has found more evidence of malfeasance by its former secretary-treasurer Alan Gitlin, accusing him of misappropriating some $26,000 worth of hotel rewards points that rightfully belonged to the union. This comes on top of the $3,301 in credit card points and […]

DGA Pension Plan Moves To Bolster Retirement Funds.

11 July, 2017 (16:15) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 11, 2017 1:55pm The DGA Pension Plan, which already was the industry’s most financially sound union pension plan, just got a little stronger. In a move to further ensure the plan’s ability to pay future retirees, its board of trustees have reduced its target rate of annual return on investments from 7.25% […]

Writers Guild Talks Going Down to the Wire as Hollywood Wonders Why!

26 April, 2017 (20:43) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

By Dave McNary,  Cynthia Littleton Variety April 26, 2017 | 06:13PM PT Indications are strong that industry negotiators will need be working down to the wire during the next five days to avoid a writers strike. Sources tell Variety that there have been mixed results from the past two days of contract negotiations Tuesday and […]

WGA East’s Council Asks Members To Authorize Strike!

28 March, 2017 (22:10) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb March 28, 2017 6:08pm In the second of a one-two punch that puts the WGA further along the road to a threatened strike against the film and TV industry, the WGA East’s council voted tonight in New York to seek strike authorization from the guild’s members. The vote comes a day after the WGA […]

Writers Guild Sets Start Date for Contract Negotiations With Producers!

23 February, 2017 (17:12) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary 0 February 23, 2017 | 02:10PM PT The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have set March 13 as the date for the start of negotiations on a successor deal to the master contract. The talks will be held at AMPTP headquarters in […]