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Esai Morales Scuffles With Security Guard At Wild SAG-AFTRA Meeting

17 July, 2017 (12:24) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 17, 2017 10:47am Tempers flared at a raucous SAG-AFTRA informational meeting in Burbank yesterday when a security guard grabbed presidential candidate Esai Morales and tussled with him, yanking the microphone out of his hands as he tried to speak to the members from the floor about his opposition to the union’s […]

WGA Writer Earnings Dipped In Fiscal-Year 2016!

5 July, 2017 (16:33) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Patrick Hipes July 5, 2017 2:31pm The WGA West has unveiled its annual report, which shows the total number of member writers working in the industry fell compared with a year ago, as did total salaries. Related WGA Ratifies New Film & TV Contract The report, mailed to members last week and posted on […]

Two Of Hollywood’s Biggest Credit Unions Merge

3 July, 2017 (17:32) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb    July 3, 2017 4:56pm   Two of Hollywood’s biggest and oldest credit unions have merged, the latest in a series of mergers that have consolidated many of the industry’s member-owned, nonprofit financial cooperatives. Related Hollywood Credit Union Mega-Merger In Works The merger of the $235 million SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union with the […]

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 Contract Talks Continue Despite Strike Threat!

27 June, 2017 (14:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  June 27, 2017 12:56pm Negotiations for a new SAG-AFTRA film and TV contract continued today against the backdrop of a strike threat. The union says it will ask members for strike authorization if a fair deal isn’t reached by Friday. SAG-AFTRA will hold an informational meeting Wednesday night at the Sportsmen’s […]