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Archive for tag: MPTF

New Allegations Emerge Of Sexual Assault Cover-Up At Motion Picture Industry Retirement Home

27 December, 2017 (23:16) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb December 27, 2017 4:07pm Allegations of a cover-up of sexual assaults at the Motion Picture Country House and Hospital have been leveled on behalf of one of the women who was allegedly assaulted there. Related MPTF Vows To Tell Its ‘Side Of The Story’ In ​Sexual Assault & Elder Abuse Lawsuits […]

(R.I.P. Joseph Ruskin) Motion Picture Fund, Union Agree on Deal!

31 December, 2013 (12:20) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

By Richard Verrier    LA Times December 30, 2013, 10:39 a.m. The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing its nursing staff have agreed to a new contract, ending a year-long labor dispute at the Woodland Hillls-based retirement community. On Friday, members of SEIU-UHW overwhelmingly voted in favor of a new three-year contract that […]

MPTF Strike Averted As Healthcare Union Agrees to Talks!

16 March, 2013 (13:01) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

03.15.13 | 06:20PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary A potential strike has been called off by the union repping workers at the Motion Picture and Television Fund facilities. The MPTF and the SEIU-UHW union jointly announced a 60-day cooling-off period during which time the two organizations will continue to negotiate toward a collective bargaining […]

Another SAG Watchdog Exclusive We’ve got a copy of that Hasbro/MPTF Waiver letter that they wouldn’t even show to members of the TV/Theatrical Standing Committee that granted the waiver!

19 April, 2004 (20:03) | 2004 | By: Arlin Miller

1091435531 67.119.152.147 Although we were given Affirmative Consent to include the name of the recipient of the following MPTF waiver letter, we have decided not to use it! It’s not so important who got it— but WHAT’S IN IT! AND WHAT ISN’T! So here it is the letter SAG doesn’t want the general membership to […]

with MORE Documentation SAG Watchdog BOMBSHELL! Your Ol’ Watchdog has discovered a shocking CONFLICT OF INTEREST regarding Howell E. Begle, Jr. Special Counsel for the Motion Picture Television Fund!

19 April, 2004 (20:03) | 2004 | By: Arlin Miller

1091322521 67.119.154.248 Your SAG Watchdog has uncovered a disturbing Conflict of Interest involving Howell E. Begle, Jr., Special Council for the MPTF, his law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, and Hasbro. Mr. Begle, in a letter sent to SAG members whose clips have been selected for use in Hasbro’s Shout game, identifies himself […]