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Archive for tag: David Robb

SAG-AFTRA Network Code Negotiations Underway In New York

1 June, 2018 (15:30) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb June 1, 2018 1:49pm SAG-AFTRA Negotiations are underway for SAG-AFTRA’s Network Code, which generates more than $200 million a year in earnings for members working on a wide range of non-primetime and syndicated shows including soap operas, game shows, talk, news, sports and reality shows. The current contract expires June […]

Stalled IATSE Contract Talks Set To Resume June 26

29 May, 2018 (12:25) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb May 29, 2018 10:25am Stalled negotiations for a new IATSE basic agreement are set to resume on June 26 – just days before the July 31 expiration of the current contract. Long hours, safety and pension and health benefits are the union’s chief concerns. An industrywide strike, if it comes to […]

Talking Points Memo News Site Joins Rush To Unionize With WGA East

10 May, 2018 (17:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 10, 2018 3:10pm The editorial staff of Talking Points Memo, the web-based political journalism site, has unionized with the WGA East, with management agreeing to recognize the guild as the collective bargaining representative of its 11-member staff. It’s the latest in a steady stream of digital news organizations that have signed […]

WGA Sexual Harassment Survey Sees Strong Turnout

4 May, 2018 (17:29) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb May 4, 2018 3:19pm EXCLUSIVE: More than 2,000 members of the WGA West have responded to the guild’s survey on sexual harassment, making it the industry’s most extensive study of the problem to date.  Information provided by respondents is being kept confidential, but the guild has said it will be used […]

Hollywood Child Protection Act Ignored; Here’s Why It Is Important!

30 April, 2018 (22:41) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb April 30, 2018 12:38pm EXCLUSIVE: One of the key California laws designed to protect child actors from sexual predators has gone largely ignored and unenforced since it was enacted five years ago. The law requires publicists, managers, acting coaches and headshot photographers who work with child actors to be fingerprinted and […]