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  1. Metropolitan Opera Lockout Looms as Management, Unions Fight Over Cost-Cutting Proposals

    12:41 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    UPDATED: Contracts for 15 unions are set to expire at midnight, with management threatening to bar employees from the performing-arts facility for the first time in more than three decades. READ MORE

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  2. SAG-AFTRA's David White Not Going to NBA Players Association

    4:00 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    The NBA PA chooses another finalist, and THR learns that the SAG-AFTRA president had already been urging White to extend his contract. READ MORE

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  3. Why TV Broadcasters Should Get Behind NCAA Athlete Unionization (Analysis)

    5:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    Here are three reasons — though not very obvious ones — why CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN should play the long game by switching sides and supporting a plan for athlete compensation. READ MORE

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  4. SAG-AFTRA Board Approves TV-Theatrical Deal

    11:12 pm PDT 07/12/2014
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    The deal now goes to the membership for ratification. READ MORE

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  5. New SAG-AFTRA Deal Builds on DGA Template, Looks to Future (Analysis)

    5:29 pm PDT 07/04/2014
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    The "hard-fought" agreement continues the process of merging SAG and AFTRA. READ MORE

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  6. ‎SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Reach Deal on New Film, TV Contract

    1:38 am PDT 07/04/2014
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    Shortly after the current contract expired, negotiators reached an agreement. READ MORE

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  7. SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Extend Current Contracts a Third Time to Continue Negotiations

    11:52 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    The decision to extend for a third day to allow for further discussion was once again announced less than an hour before midnight. READ MORE

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  8. SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Again Extend Contracts by 24 Hours to Continue Negotiations

    11:57 pm PDT 07/01/2014
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    The decision to extend yet another day to allow for further discussion was announced less than an hour before midnight. READ MORE

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  9. SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Extend Current Contracts by 24 Hours to Continue Negotiations

    11:33 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    The decision to extend another day to allow for further discussion was announced less than an hour before midnight. READ MORE

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  10. Hollywood Guilds Want Supreme Court to Hear Marvel Characters Dispute

    1:18 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    SAG-AFTRA, the DGA and the WGA are rallying behind an effort by Jack Kirby's heirs to terminate rights to Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and the Avengers. READ MORE

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  11. New York City Council to Examine Reality TV Working Conditions

    5:43 pm PDT 06/09/2014
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    A committee will weigh in as the WGA East continues its push to organize the area. READ MORE

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  12. Cannes: Labor Strikes Prompt Festival Delays and Drama

    12:42 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    "This year it’s really extreme," says a Cannes regular, as demonstrations, delayed flights and anti-Uber protests lead to canceled meetings and missed screenings. READ MORE

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  13. Women Working Behind the Scenes on Independent Films More Than Blockbusters, Study Says

    10:03 pm PDT 05/05/2014
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    The "Independent Women" report revealed that 23 percent of directors on independent films are female, compared with just six percent on the top-grossing films of 2013. READ MORE

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  14. SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP to Commence Negotiations on May 5

    12:55 pm PDT 05/02/2014
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    Separately, the union unveiled a new logo and brand identity. READ MORE

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  15. IATSE, Canadian Unions Bedfellows in TV Campaign

    8:53 am PDT 05/02/2014
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    The U.S.-based technicians union has given its Canadian colleagues a makeover with "Together, Fairness Works" commercials getting wide media play here. READ MORE

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  16. 'Midnight Rider' Accident Highlighted in 'Preventable Deaths' Workplace Study

    10:08 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    UPDATED: A new report from the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health features Sarah Jones' death as a case study of the more than 50,000 fatalities that occur each year and can be prevented. READ MORE

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  17. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: IATSE Sets Safety Rights Seminar for May 4 in Burbank

    9:08 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    A moment of silence is also planned for April 28, as union workers plan to remember camera assistant Sarah Jones and learn from her death. READ MORE

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  18. SAG-AFTRA Appoints New Ohio-Pittsburgh Local Executive Director

    11:44 am PDT 04/18/2014
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    Attorney Brian Lysell has a background in traditional labor unions and comes from a working-class family. READ MORE

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  19. 'Midnight Rider' Target of Campaign Urging Crews to Boycott L.A. Production

    7:14 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    A new Facebook campaign launched on Thursday is encouraging film crews to refuse to work on the Gregg Allman biopic if plans go through for the production to resume in L.A. READ MORE

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  20. Transgender TV Personality Loses Viacom Discrimination Lawsuit

    12:40 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    B. Scott sued for being forced to change his gender identity at the 2013 BET Awards. READ MORE

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