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WGA Health Care Fix A Key To Successful Contract Talks!

13 March, 2017 (17:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb March 13, 2017 3:27pm As negotiations begin today for a new WGA film and TV contract, expect big changes ahead for the WGA’s ailing Health Plan, which faces insolvency in three years at the current rates of income and expenditures. To save the plan, which has run deficits in all but one […]

Writers Guild of America to Seek Streaming Compensation Hikes in Studio Contract Talks!

10 February, 2017 (12:20) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

By Dave McNary,  Cynthia Littleton  1 February 9, 2017 | 03:02PM PT Leaders of the Writers Guild of America are placing a premium on increasing coverage and compensation for writers in the digital arena, according to the union’s latest message to its 12,000 members. The WGA has started asking members to approve its “pattern of […]

SAG, DGA & WGA Members Could Be Victims Of Anthem Hack!

5 February, 2015 (22:59) | 2014, 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb February 5, 2015 9:01pm SAG, the WGA and the DGA are all warning their members that their personal information may have been compromised by a recent cyber attack on Anthem, a health care provider to all three of the guilds’ health plan. “It is possible that the personal information of guild members […]

Split Decision: New SAG-AFTRA Pact Calls for Sharing of Pension And Health Contributions!

21 July, 2014 (22:44) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

BY DAVID ROBB, Special To Deadline | Monday July 21, 2014 @ 6:45pm PDT EXCLUSIVE: While SAG-AFTRA officials have been touting all the benefits of the union’s proposed new film and TV contract, they’ve remained mum about one key issue: How will the 17% of actors’ earnings that employers pay into the union’s two separate […]

Members Can Soon Combine SAG-AFTRA Earnings to Qualify for SAG-PHP Plan II Coverage!

14 March, 2014 (15:14) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

  (This from SAG-AFTRA Email) In December, the trustees of the SAG-Producers Health Plan (SAG-PHP) announced a new way to meet the needs of members who do not qualify for coverage under either the SAG-PHP or the AFTRA Health Plan (AFTRA HP). At that time it was announced that beginning July 1, 2014, members with […]