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  1. Teamsters, Other Basic Crafts Unions Reach New Three-Year Deal

    1:02 pm PDT 05/22/2015
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    The new agreement runs August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2018. Terms were not released. READ MORE

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  2. SAG-AFTRA Appoints New Nashville Local Executive Director

    7:45 pm PDT 05/18/2015
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    The appointee, Richard Van Syckle, comes with a range of creative experiences. READ MORE

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  3. Musicians Union Travels to Sacramento to Play a Song for Tax Credits

    7:01 pm PDT 05/18/2015
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    The union wants to amend California’s tax credit law to encourage in-state production scoring and recording. READ MORE

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  4. Musicians Guild Sues Warner Bros, MGM, Paramount Over Film Scores

    7:17 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    AFM says the score for "Interstellar" was out of its world — but not in a good way. READ MORE

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  5. SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles HQ Building Renamed as Union Extends Lease

    8:24 am PDT 04/17/2015
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    The organization will remain in its offices until at least 2026. READ MORE

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  6. UCLA to Host Entertainment/Sports Labor Conference

    3:15 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    The broad-ranging event aims to build bridges between scholars, professionals and practitioners. READ MORE

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  7. 'Sharknado 3' Producers Accuse Labor Union of Bullying

    2:44 pm PDT 03/13/2015
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    The IATSE denies the allegations from The Asylum COO Paul Bales. READ MORE

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  8. 'Sharknado 3' Shoot in D.C. Met by Picketing Union

    11:22 am PDT 03/11/2015
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    IATSE members walked off the job as the production shot near the White House. READ MORE

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  9. 'Sharknado 3' Producer Mocks Picketing Union By Touting Deal With Sharks

    4:47 pm PST 03/03/2015
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    Meanwhile, IATSE is “surprised” at producers’ non-union stance, which denies workers pension and health benefits. READ MORE

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  10. Diverse Casts Deliver Higher Ratings, Bigger Box Office: Study (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PST 02/25/2015
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    Audiences want more ethnic representation, a new UCLA study shows, with agencies, studios and networks lagging behind, entrenched in "an industry culture that routinely devalues the talent of minorities and women." READ MORE

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  11. Equity Proposal to Pay Actors Roils Los Angeles 99-Seat Theatre Producers

    6:30 pm PST 02/23/2015
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    Paying minimum wage is a non-starter say producers, many of whom are Equity members. READ MORE

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  12. SAG-AFTRA Tweaks Commission Rules, Signals Possible New Deal with Agents

    1:20 am PST 02/11/2015
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    A minor revision in commissionability of residuals may be the harbinger of bigger changes to come. READ MORE

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  13. Anthem Health Plan Hack Ensnares Hollywood Unions

    1:24 pm PST 02/05/2015
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    The breach may affect DGA, WGA, SAG-AFTRA and IATSE members who are subscribers to Anthem’s Blue Cross plans. READ MORE

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  14. Teamsters Ratify Commercial Deal, Averting Strike

    11:45 am PST 01/24/2015
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    The vote was overwhelming. READ MORE

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  15. SAG-AFTRA Chief on Diversity Woes, Awards Show's TV Deal and Residuals Investigations

    11:00 am PST 01/22/2015
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    National executive director David White opens up about relations with the DGA, his biggest challenges and his future in the job after flirting with the NBA last year. READ MORE

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  16. SAG Awards Statue Visits Hollywood Sign

    4:25 pm PST 01/20/2015
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    The handsome Actor stood impassively on a patch of dirt hillside as stars and media jostled for position READ MORE

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  17. Teamsters Head "Optimistic" on Ratification of New Commercial Deal

    2:18 pm PST 01/20/2015
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    Members will vote Saturday in advance of a strike deadline. READ MORE

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  18. Sony, Disney and DreamWorks Slam Anti-Poaching Lawsuit as Futile

    9:46 am PST 01/12/2015
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    Studios demand a judge dismiss claims of a conspiracy over visual effects hiring practices READ MORE

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  19. SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Netcode Deal

    7:01 pm PST 01/09/2015
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    The deal was approved by 96.5 percent READ MORE

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  20. Sony Hack: DGA Weighs In on 'The Interview,' Stands By Seth Rogen

    1:46 pm PST 12/19/2014
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    The guild stands by 'The Interview' directors and defends freedom of expression READ MORE

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