Sony ups two in labor relations

Helayne Antler, Mary Burke promoted to senior vps

Helayne Antler and Mary Burke have both been promoted to senior vps in Sony Pictures Entertainment’s labor relations department. They will report to exec vp Jean Bonini.

In her new position, Burke will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the employment group in the labor relations department. With staff in Culver City and London, the group advises on employment law matters worldwide.

Burke has spent the last 11 years in the department.

Antler oversees the company’s day-to-day labor group — negotiating, interpreting and administering collective bargaining agreements — with a team based in Los Angeles. Antler, who has more than 20 years of collective bargaining experience, came to Sony in 2004, following 12 years at the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers.