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Archive for tag: AMPTP

WGA West Members Facing Higher Health Care Costs

24 July, 2017 (17:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary July 24, 2017 | 03:08PM PT Members of the Writers Guild of America West will face higher health costs next year, the guild’s leaders have told members. The missive was sent Monday to the 9,000 members of the WGA by president Howard Rodman, VP David A. Goodman, secretary-treasurer Aaron Mendelsohn, […]

SAG-AFTRA & Producers Agree To Third Extension; Contract Talks Resume Monday

3 July, 2017 (00:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  and Erik Pedersen July 2, 2017 10:54pm For the third night in a row, SAG-AFTRA and producers have agreed to extend their talks for a new film and TV contract by a day. The sides will convene again on Monday at the AMPTP headquarters in Encino. Progress was reported last night as the […]

SAG-AFTRA, Production Companies Extend Contract Talks Again!

1 July, 2017 (23:34) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary July 1, 2017 | 11:05PM PT SAG-AFTRA and Hollywood’s production companies have agreed for a second day to extend the current master contract and continue bargaining. The extension, announced late Saturday night, holds off SAG-AFTRA from moving towards a strike authorization vote by union members. Spokespeople for the union […]

SAG-AFTRA/AMPTP Talks Continue Under Strike Threat After Member Meeting

29 June, 2017 (23:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  8:37 PM PDT 6/29/2017 by Jonathan Handel Hollywood Reporter A strike could start in less than a month and a source from inside the closed SAG-AFTRA meeting described a variety of alleged rollbacks and roadblocks. Talks between SAG-AFTRA and the studios, represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, continued Thursday in advance […]

SAG-AFTRA Member Meeting Draws Several Hundred as Strike Vote Looms

29 June, 2017 (01:10) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

\ Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary June 28, 2017 | 08:25PM PT With a possible strike authorization vote in the offing, several hundred SAG-AFTRA members have attended a closed-door meeting to receive an update on contract negotiations from their leaders. The Wednesday evening gathering, held at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, took place with […]