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Archive for tag: AMPTP

Art Department Staffers Petition AMPTP For Pay Raises, Call For “Livable Wage”

5 March, 2018 (21:55) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

        by David Robb March 3, 2018 9:49am Saying that “it’s time for pay equity,” some 1,700 underpaid art department coordinators and their fellow IATSE members have signed a petition calling on the union to demand significant pay raises for ADCs in the union’s upcoming contract negotiations with management’s AMPTP. An historically […]

AMPTP and Hollywood’s Unions Were “Ahead Of The Curve” Before Weinstein Sex Scandal, Producers’ Rep Says

21 December, 2017 (19:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb December 19, 2017 3:46pm EXCLUSIVE: Long before the Harvey Weinstein scandal made international headlines, Hollywood’s employers and unions were taking steps to reduce sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. The industry, it turns out, was not asleep at the switch ahead of one of the biggest scandals in Hollywood’s […]

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 […]