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Thu, 06/05/2008 - 19:37
Los Angeles, June 5, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met today and have concluded their session. The parties will reconvene Monday, June 9. We have no further comment. Contact: Pamela Greenwalt, SAG (323) 549-6872 Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP (818) 935-5941
Wed, 06/04/2008 - 20:01
Los Angeles, June 4, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met today and have concluded their session. We will reconvene tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. We have no further comment. Contact: Pamela Greenwalt, SAG (323) 549-6872 Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP (818) 935-5941
Fri, 05/30/2008 - 17:10
Dear Members, As I’m sure you have heard, AFTRA reached a tentative agreement early Tuesday morning with the AMPTP for its Prime Time Exhibit A Contract, and we resumed our negotiations with the AMPTP for our TV/Theatrical Contract at 10 a.m. the same day.
Tue, 05/06/2008 - 06:45
Los Angeles, May 6, 2008 - The AMPTP suspended negotiations with Screen Actors Guild today over the objections of SAG's negotiating committee. The committee had urged that the AMPTP continue discussion and had offered to negotiate around the clock if necessary in order to secure an agreement.

The AMPTP declined to continue negotiations with SAG claiming that it was necessary to turn their attention to negotiating with American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).

Mon, 05/05/2008 - 02:03
Los Angeles, May 5, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met today and have concluded their session. The parties will resume negotiations at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892

Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941
Sat, 05/03/2008 - 12:20
Los Angeles, May 3, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers met today and have concluded their session. The parties will resume negotiations at 10:00 a.m. Monday.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Fri, 05/02/2008 - 14:01
LOS ANGELES (May 2, 2008) – Screen Actors Guild reached an agreement with producers of non-broadcast, educational and industrial material Wednesday for an 18-month extension to the 2005 Producers-Screen Actors Guild Codified Industrial and Educational Contract.

This contract covers performers rendering on-camera and voiceover services in sales programs, educational and training videos, informational and promotional messages heard over the telephone or in stores, and other projects that are exhibited outside of the traditional broadcast arena.

Fri, 05/02/2008 - 13:15
Los Angeles, May 2, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met today and have concluded their session. The parties will resume negotiations at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.

We have no further comment.


Contact:
Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Fri, 05/02/2008 - 12:30
Los Angeles, May 2, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to extend their negotiations on a day-to-day basis, excluding Sunday, through Tuesday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Thu, 05/01/2008 - 05:34
Los Angeles, May 1, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have concluded for the day and will resume Friday at 10:00 a.m.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Wed, 04/30/2008 - 15:15
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angeles, Apr. 30, 2008
- Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers continued their negotiations today and will reconvene Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892

Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941
Wed, 04/30/2008 - 12:20

A Message to Screen Actors Guild Members

Regarding TV/Theatrical Contract Negotiations


Dear Screen Actors Guild Member,

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) posted a message to their member companies today on the AMPTP website. We felt it was important that we directly communicate our continued dedication to the negotiations process.

Screen Actors Guild remains committed to reaching a fair agreement with the AMPTP. To that end, we are prepared to bargain continuously, for as long as it takes.

Tue, 04/29/2008 - 05:31

Los Angeles, Apr. 29, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild continued their negotiations today and will reconvene Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.


We have no further comment.



Contact:


Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Mon, 04/28/2008 - 08:20

Los Angeles, Apr. 28, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers continued negotiations today and will reconvene Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.


We have no further comment.



Contact:
Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941


Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892

 

Fri, 04/25/2008 - 14:38

JOINT AMPTP-SAG STATEMENT 4.25.08

Los Angeles, April 25, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met for the 10th day and have adjourned. In light of the one week extension agreed to April 23, the parties will not meet on Saturday. Negotiations will resume Monday, April 28 at 12:00 noon.


We have no further comment.


Contact:

Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892
Fri, 04/25/2008 - 13:18

JOINT AMPTP-SAG STATEMENT 4.25.08

Los Angeles, April 25, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met for the 10th day and have adjourned. In light of the one week extension agreed to April 23, the parties will not meet on Saturday. Negotiations will resume Monday, April 28 at 12:00 noon.

We have no further comment.

Contact:

Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941

Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892

 

Thu, 04/24/2008 - 12:43
Los Angeles, Apr. 24, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have adjourned their talks for the day and will reconvene Friday at 12:00 noon. We have no further comment. Contact: Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP (818) 935-5941 Pamela Greenwalt, SAG (323) 440-2892
Wed, 04/23/2008 - 16:12

LOS ANGELES (February 20, 2004) – A joint national board of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) today strongly endorsed an agreement reached earlier this week with producers for a one-year extension of the current TV/Theatrical contract set to expire on June 30. By a vote of 79 percent to 21 percent, the joint board approved sending the extension agreement to the full memberships of both unions for ratification, expected during the next 30 days.

Wed, 04/23/2008 - 08:20

Los Angeles, Apr. 23, 2008 - Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to extend our bargaining session by one week. The parties will continue negotiations through May 2, 2008.

We have no further comment.

Contact:
Pamela Greenwalt, SAG
(323) 440-2892

Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP
(818) 935-5941
Mon, 04/21/2008 - 11:31

Los Angeles, Apr. 21, 2008

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met in previously scheduled caucuses today and have adjourned these sessions. The parties will resume negotiations on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

We have no further comment.

Thu, 04/17/2008 - 11:32

SAG and AMPTP Meet for Third Day

Los Angeles, Apr. 17, 2008 -- Screen Actors Guild and The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers met in a third straight day of talks on Thursday. The parties have adjourned for the day and will reconvene in separate caucuses Friday morning and will resume negotiations at 1 p.m.

We have no further comment.

Wed, 04/16/2008 - 09:12

AMPTP and SAG Meet for Second Day

Los Angeles, Apr. 16, 2008 -- The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild met for a second day of talks today and will resume tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.

We will have no further comment.

Tue, 04/15/2008 - 06:20
AMPTP and SAG Meet in First Day of Formal Bargaining

Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 15, 2008 -- Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers held a full day of meetings today and exchanged proposals. We will meet again tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.

We have no further comment at this time.

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