Contracts 2008

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Contracts 2008

Sat, 11/22/2008 - 09:14

Screen Actors Guild – AMPTP Mediation Fails

SAG Seeks Strike Authorization

Los Angeles (Nov. 22, 2008) -- Screen Actors Guild today issued the following statement in response to the failure of federal mediation:

“Our leadership was optimistic that federal mediation would help to move our negotiations forward, but despite the Guild’s extraordinary efforts to reach agreement, the mediation was adjourned shortly before 1:00 a.m. today.

October 19, 2008

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTES TO REQUEST FEDERAL MEDIATOR AND
SEND STRIKE AUTHORIZATION REFERENDUM TO MEMBERS, IF NECESSARY


The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today passed the following resolution at its quarterly plenary in Los Angeles:

“In hopes of moving the Theatrical and TV negotiations forward, the National Board hereby takes the following actions:
SAG will formally request a federal mediator be brought into the negotiations.

Los Angeles, CA (October 1, 2008) – The National TV/Theatrical Negotiating Committee of Screen Actors Guild today passed the following advisory motion to the National Board:

“Whereas, Screen Actors Guild has been and remains willing and able to continue formal and continuous negotiations with the AMPTP and the employers, with the intention of reaching a mutually-acceptable deal; and

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