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SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify New Video Game Contract, Ending Longest U.S. Actors’ Strike

7 November, 2017 (22:38) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  November 7, 2017 7:09pm SAG-AFTRA members have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new video game contract and end the longest actors’ strike in U.S. history. The 340-day strike, which was launched against 11 major companies on Oct. 21, 2016, was suspended on Sept. 25 when the union reached a deal with the […]

Local Unions To Rally In Support Of SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strike!

30 January, 2017 (18:16) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  Deadline January 30, 2017 5:06pm A rally Thursday in support of SAG-AFTRA’s 102-day-old strike against selected video game companies promises to be the union’s biggest to date, with actors being joined by members of the Writers Guild, Teamsters Local 399, the American Federation of Musicians, and representatives from the L.A. County Federation of […]

SAG-AFTRA Issues Takedown Order For Video Game Companies’ “Deceptive” Website!

29 October, 2016 (00:35) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb Deadline October 28, 2016 6:21pm * It’s only been up for only a few hours, but a website launched today by a public relations firm representing the struck video game companies already has drawn fire from SAG-AFTRA. The union has issued a demand that the companies “immediately cease infringing” the striking union’s trademark […]

More Than 100 Picketers Descend On Electronic Arts For SAG-AFTRA Strike!

24 October, 2016 (14:15) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

David Robb/Deadline by David Robb October 24, 2016 12:37pm More than 100 SAG-AFTRA members and their supporters took to the picket line today outside the Playa Vista, CA offices of Electronic Arts in the first job action of the union’s four-day-old strike against the video game industry. Peaceful and joyous in solidarity, they carried “On […]

Video Game Strike: Companies Cry Foul As SAG-AFTRA Picket Line Underway

24 October, 2016 (12:13) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  David Robb/Deadline * by David Robb October 24, 2016 11:12am * UPDATE with strike underway: Video game companies struck by SAG-AFTRA released documents today that they say proves they had matched the union’s requests for wages, benefits and additional compensation before the union called its strike last Friday. According to the companies, the documents […]