Thursday, October 22, 2020

LAWYERS SAY P&H PLANS WON’T BE HARMED BY SAG-AFTRA MERGER

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Entertainment industry labor attorney Jonathan Handel says that a study included Tuesday in the AFTRA-SAG merger documents about bringing together the Pension and Health plans of the two unions “could be a game changer.” Noting that in the past plans to merge the two performers unions have come undone by SAG activists who have contended […]

NO TEAMSTERS STRIKE IN HOLLYWOOD

July 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It was supposed to be a strike authorization vote. Instead Teamsters Union members working for Hollywood studios voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to accept the last offer made by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. (While the AMPTP refused to budge on its offer of a 2-percent pay raise — the Teamsters had demanded […]

HOLLYWOOD FACING ANOTHER STRIKE

July 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Negotiations between the Teamsters Union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached an impasse, which could result in another crippling strike as early as August 1, according to entertainment attorney Jonathan Handel, writing in today’s (Monday) Hollywood Reporter. A strike by the Teamsters would not only involve some 4,000 drivers, location […]