LOS ANGELES (May 2, 2014) -- In a joint statement issued today, SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced they will commence negotiations on successor agreements to the SAG-AFTRA TV/Theatrical contracts on Monday, May 5, 2014. The talks will take place at the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, Calif.
The lead negotiator for the AMPTP will be President Carol Lombardini. SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard will chair the union’s negotiating committee and National Executive Director David White will serve as SAG-AFTRA’s chief negotiator.
The parties also announced that the upcoming negotiations will be conducted under a formal news blackout and will have no further comment at this time.