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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. film and TV producers, the guild announced. The vote was 53.38 percent to 46.62 percent to approve the pact and recommend that members ratify the deal, SAG said in a release. The guild said the agreement would provide a 3 percent wage increase and a .5 percent boost in health and pension benefits. There would be a 3.5 percent pay raise in the second year of the proposed contract -- which...

2006-03-28 19:15:08

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In its first Hollywood labor deal under a new, more militant leadership, the Screen Actors Guild on Tuesday reached agreement with producers of cable television cartoons on sharply increased pay for voice performers. The tentative pact, raising by 20 percent the payments actors earn for reruns of their work on basic-cable animated shows, came after SAG moved a step closer toward a possible showdown with producers over separate residuals paid...

2005-07-29 11:15:32

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Members of the Screen Actors' Guild overwhelmingly approved a new contract covering their work in video games, the union's Web site said on Friday. The vote was approved by a margin of 81.2 percent to 18.8 percent late on Thursday and sent a strong message to SAG's national executive committee, which in June narrowly voted to nullify a previous SAG member vote approving the agreement. The contract with video game companies, including industry giant Electronic Arts...

2005-07-29 10:59:25

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Members of the Screen Actors' Guild overwhelmingly approved a new contract covering their work in video games, the union's Web site said on Friday. The vote was approved by a margin of 81.2 to 18.8 percent late on Thursday, and sent a strong message to SAG's national executive committee, which in June narrowly voted to nullify a previous SAG member vote approving the agreement. The contract with video game companies, including industry giant Electronic Arts Inc.,...

2005-07-29 02:57:34

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In a rebuke to top officials at the Screen Actors Guild, rank-and-file members of the Hollywood union voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve a new contract governing their work in the fast-growing video game sector. The new Interactive Media Agreement, which secured higher wages and increased benefits but no residuals (i.e. profit-sharing) for the SAG members who lend their voices and likenesses to video games, was approved by 81.2%...


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