Latest 2008-09 Screen Actors Guild labor dispute Stories

2009-08-18 19:31:48

The Screen Actors Guild and a group of Hollywood producers say they have agreed on a new two-year contract covering animated television programs. The deal, announced Tuesday by SAG and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, covers SAG members working in television animation and basic cable animation. We are pleased to have concluded these negotiations and to have arrived at a fair deal that delivers solid economic gains for our members, SAG said in a statement.

2009-06-09 21:14:54

The U.S.

2009-04-19 20:59:03

The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors voted Sunday to approve a two-year contract with U.S.

2009-04-17 20:34:29

The Screen Actors Guild said Friday it has reached a tentative deal with a group of U.S.

2009-02-27 13:20:34

The U.S. Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced Friday its long-time president, Nick Counter, is to retire next month. AMPTP said the retirement is expected and will come with the expiration of Counter's latest contract March 31.

2009-02-22 09:07:07

The U.S.

2009-02-20 07:17:57

The U.S. Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers says it has offered the Screen Actors Guild a last, best and final offer. AMPTP said late Thursday that its proposal contains important enhancements to the final offer it presented SAG with last year.

2009-02-14 16:05:48

A Los Angeles judge has denied Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg's appeal aimed at disrupting the union's contract talks with industry executives. The Hollywood Reporter said a special appeal filed as part of Rosenberg's Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit against the union was denied Friday. Rosenberg's fellow SAG officials -- Anne-Marie Johnson, Diane Ladd and Kent McCord -- are also serving as co-plaintiffs in the appeal and related lawsuit. The SAG officials are suing their own...

2009-02-10 14:56:08

The U.S. Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers say they have agreed to meet next week. Talks between the two parties regarding a new contract have been stalled for months.

2009-02-05 16:15:51

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant Thursday denied in full the Screen Actors Guild's request for a temporary restraining order. SAG had been seeking to invalidate its national board majority's written assent of Jan.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
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