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UNIONS REACH EARLY PEACE ACCORDS WITH AMPTP

August 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The possibility of another crippling strike within the TV and movie industries appeared more remote Wednesday as the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced that its deals with the five basic crafts unions had been ratified by their members, thereby “ensuring that production can continue without interruption for the studios and union members.” […]

IATSE AND TEAMSTERS SIGN PEACE ACCORD

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the four unions representing “below the line” employees in the movie and TV industries have traditionally maintained an arms-length distance and have occasionally raided each other’s jurisdictions, two of the unions, IATSE and the Teamsters (the other two are NABET and IBEW), announced on Thursday that they had agreed to work together on common […]

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 […]