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AMPTP and SAG-AFTRA Announce Start of TV/Theatrical Negotiations

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.
 

Ad-ID Becomes Industry Standard for Union-Signed Commercials

LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2014) — As part of the Commercials Contracts negotiated last year between SAG-AFTRA and advertisers, all ads made under a union contract must now incorporate Ad-ID.

Ad-ID is technology that allows ads to be tracked across all media. The Web-based system generates unique identifying codes and stores standardized descriptive data that allows ads to be tracked and measured across all media. Under the agreement, the deadline for mandatory adoption of Ad-ID into union-signed commercials was March 31.

Television Animation and Basic Cable Animation Caucus to be Held in New York March 11

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the Television Animation and Basic Cable Agreements are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming Television Animation Agreement and Basic Cable Animation Agreement negotiations. These agreements expire on June 30, 2014. The caucus is open to all paid-up members and participation will be limited only by fire rules.

Basic Cable Live Action Caucus to be Held in Los Angeles March 11

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the Basic Cable Live Action Agreement are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming Basic Cable Live Action Agreement negotiations. This agreement expires on June 30, 2014. The caucus is open to all paid-up members and participation will be limited only by fire rules.

TV/Basic Cable Animation Caucus to be Held in Los Angeles March 13

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the TV/Basic Cable Animation Agreements are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming TV/Basic Cable Animation Agreement negotiations. Both agreements expire on June 30, 2014.

Important Negotiations Meeting for Dancers in Los Angeles

Filed in: Contracts

Topic: Dancers Caucus

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb.13, 2014

Where: SAG-AFTRA
James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Important Negotiations Meeting for Performance Capture Actors in Los Angeles

Filed in: Contracts

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A Contracts are invited to attend this caucus. The TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A contracts expire on June 30, 2014. This caucus is open to all paid-up members, and participation will be limited only by fire rules. Come early and bring your membership card for admittance (paid thru April 30, 2014).

TOPIC: PERFORMANCE CAPTURE

WHEN: Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Important Negotiations Meeting Tuesday for Background Actors in Los Angeles

SAG-AFTRA TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A Contract Caucus
Jan. 21, 2014