AFTRA, networks in net code deal

AFTRA, networks in net code deal

Ups employer contributions to heath care, retirement funds

December 9 - Variety
By Dave McNary

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has reached a tentative three-year deal on a successor contract for its network code deal, covering nonprimetime work with the four major television broadcast networks.

The key part of the deal, announced Friday night, is a hike in employer contributions to the AFTRA Health and Retirement Funds from 15.5% to 16.5%.

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