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Wed, 07/16/2008 - 18:39
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angeles, July 16, 2008 – Small contingents of the negotiating committees for Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers met for two hours today at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks. Both parties agreed to keep the contents of today’s meeting confidential.

We have no further comment.

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 09:42
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, July 11, 2008 — The Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee met behind closed doors throughout the day today discussing bargaining strategies. The negotiations team remains committed to continuing to bargain for a fair contract.
Thu, 07/10/2008 - 02:51
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles (July 10, 2008) - Screen Actors Guild negotiating committee members presented the AMPTP with their response to the producers’ proposal made June 30. SAG committee members will meet Friday to discuss the AMPTP’s response. We will provide further guidance following that meeting. About SAG
Tue, 07/08/2008 - 04:06
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Screen Actors Guild will present its response to the AMPTP’s June 30, 2008 proposal at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, CA. The Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee remains dedicated to achieving a fair TV/Theatrical contract for SAG members as soon as possible. The SAG national negotiating committee anticipates an equal effort and commitment by the employers and their representatives to achieve this goal. About SAG
Wed, 07/02/2008 - 11:40
Screen Actors Guild Meets with AMPTP Presents a Series of Questions on AMPTP Offer Los Angeles, July 2, 2008 – The Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee met with AMPTP negotiators today to present a series of substantive questions on the employers’ proposed package. Guild negotiators and staff will further analyze and review the AMPTP’s responses over the next several days in order to prepare a response to management’s proposal.
Mon, 06/30/2008 - 13:22

Dear Screen Actors Guild Member:

Your national negotiating committee and the industry bargained throughout the weekend and are continuing bargaining today. Nonetheless, the Screen Actors Guild Codified Basic and Television Agreements which cover television programs and motion pictures expire tonight at midnight. All members should continue to report to work and to audition for new work past the expiration date until further notice from the Guild. Such work will be covered under the terms of the expired television and theatrical agreements.

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 07:26
The following motion was passed by the Screen Actors Guild National Negotiating Committee June 30, 2008 Motion: The Screen Actors Guild positions taken at the negotiating table have been as a result of the Hollywood, New York and Regional Branch Divisions. All representatives of the Screen Actors Guild National Negotiating Committee remain united and committed to obtaining the best deal possible for all actors.
Mon, 06/30/2008 - 03:34
Dear Screen Actors Guild Member: Your national negotiating committee and the industry bargained throughout the weekend and are continuing bargaining today. Nonetheless, the Screen Actors Guild Codified Basic and Television Agreements which cover television programs and motion pictures expire tonight at midnight. All members should continue to report to work and to audition for new work past the expiration date until further notice from the Guild. Such work will be covered under the terms of the expired television and theatrical agreements.
Fri, 06/27/2008 - 11:17
Los Angeles, June 27, 2008 — Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee met with the employers at the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks today. We have concluded for the day and will resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday. We have no further comment.
Wed, 06/25/2008 - 18:35
Los Angeles, June 26, 2008 — Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee met with the employers at the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks today. We have concluded for the day and will resume at 10 a.m. on Friday. We have no further comment.
Mon, 06/23/2008 - 18:17
Los Angeles, June 24, 2008 — Screen Actors Guild national negotiating committee met with the employers at the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks today. We have concluded for the day and will resume at 10 a.m. On Wednesday. We have no further comment.
Wed, 06/11/2008 - 18:44
Los Angeles, June 12, 2008 -- Screen Actors Guild released the following statement: “The Screen Actors Guild negotiating committee, representing all Screen Actors Guild members across the United States, is working hard to secure a fair deal for actors. We continue to believe that it is possible to complete negotiations and secure a fair deal before the expiration of the current agreement.
Tue, 06/10/2008 - 18:48
Los Angeles, June 11, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild have adjourned for the day and will reconvene Thursday, June 12 at 10:45 a.m. We have no further comment. Contact: Pamela Greenwalt, SAG (323) 440-2892 Jesse Hiestand, AMPTP (818) 935-5941
Mon, 06/09/2008 - 18:59
Los Angeles, June 9, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild resumed negotiations today. The parties have recessed and 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
Mon, 06/09/2008 - 13:19

Los Angeles, June 9, 2008 - The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and Screen Actors Guild resumed negotiations today. The parties have recessed and 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

 

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

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