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SAG-AFTRA & NPR Ratify Strike-Averting Contract Deal – Update

31 July, 2017 (10:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 31, 2017 10:10am UPDATED with statement, 10:10 AM: SAG-AFTRA and NPR today issued a joint statement about their ratification of a contract deal that averts a strike against the radio pubcaster: Related SAG-AFTRA Finalizes Field Of Candidates For President, Secretary-Treasurer The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and […]

NPR Staffers Seeking Strike Authorization from SAG-AFTRA Board

14 July, 2017 (23:55) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary July 14, 2017 | 06:42PM PT With a contract expiration looming, nearly 300 National Public Radio staffers are seeking a strike authorization from the SAG-AFTRA national board. The board meets Saturday in Los Angeles and New York via video-conference. The union, which reps about 400 NPR employees, has launched a […]

SAG-AFTRA Balks At NPR’s Two-Tier Pay Proposal

13 July, 2017 (23:10) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 13, 2017 2:39pm National Public Radio is facing pressure not only from President Donald Trump, who wants to eliminate its federal funding entirely, but from SAG-AFTRA, as well. With negotiations for a new NPR contract coming down to the wire, the union is rallying support for its demand for “equal pay […]

SAG-AFTRA and NPR Reach Contract Deal!

7 July, 2015 (01:33) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

July 6, 2015 | 03:13PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary National Public Radio and SAG-AFTRA have reached a tentative agreement on terms for a two-year successor deal to the network’s master contract.The new contract, the terms of which were not disclosed, must still be ratified by NPR employees represented by SAG-AFTRA, the Local Executive Board […]