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Film and TV Casting Directors Reach New Tentative Three-Year Contract Deal

Talks for the agreement lasted two months, and a ratification vote is scheduled to begin on Sunday.

Writers Guild’s CBS News Union Ratifies New Three-Year Agreement

The deal will provide two percent minimum wage increases for staffers, augmented producer fees in certain cities and more severance pay for long-term staffers.

International Cinematographers Guild Elects New President

First camera assistant Baird B. Steptoe Sr. is the first Black Guild member to be elected president of Local 600.

Two Stage Unions Partner In Effort to Ease Path to Employment (Exclusive)

The reciprocal agreement further brings together the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the American Guild of Musical Artists.

Hollywood Modifies COVID-19 Protocols in Areas With “Low” Hospitalizations

The new deal, which will stay in place until July 15, includes modifications to testing frequency and masking requirements.

SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Commercials Contracts Deal

In a vote, 92.25 percent of members were in favor of a tentative deal struck in early April that dramatically shifted the union's approach to per-use payments.

Actors’ Equity Expands ‘Waitress’ Unionizing Fight to Entire Broadway Touring Industry (Exclusive)

"They should all be union," said Actors’ Equity executive director Alvin Vincent, Jr. as the guild takes a closer look at the relationship between the Broadway producers and non-union touring producers.

Bento Box Entertainment Editorial Workers Unionize With Motion Picture Editors Guild

The 15-member bargaining unit includes workers responsible for audio and picture editing, editing of voice actors' recordings and constructing animated storyboards.

Hollywood’s COVID-19 Set Protocols Stay In Effect As Talks Keep Up Over New Agreement

As Los Angeles experiences a recent uptick in cases driven by spring break and the spread of subvariant BA.2, insiders say the next agreement will likely maintain current safety measures, while potentially loosening up testing requirements.

Union Files New Unfair Labor Practices Charge Against Activision Blizzard

The Communications Workers of America claims that management attempted to shut down discussion about a California Department of Fair Employment and Housing lawsuit against the company.

IATSE, Reel Works Team to Train Hairstylists from Historically Excluded Backgrounds (Exclusive)

The inaugural IATSE Entertainment Industry Hair Stylists Training class graduates from the four-month program this weekend.

Broadway’s Vaccine Requirement for Actors Kept In Place Through June

That policy has been in place since July 2021, when it was mandated ahead of the industry's reopening last fall.