July 1, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Although the deadline has passed, negotiations on a new contract between the actors' union and Broadway theater producers are continuing, both sides said Monday. The contract between Actors' Equity Assn. and the Broadway League, which represents both producers and theater owners, expired at midnight Sunday.
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February 10, 2008 |
The Writers Guild of America leadership recommended Saturday that striking writers approve a contract offer from television networks and movie studios, signaling a likely -- but not immediate -- resolution to the crippling labor impasse. The tentative pact -- which guild members greeted enthusiastically but hardly exuberantly -- still requires a ratification vote to end the 14-week strike.
November 19, 2001 |
Actors who perform in television programs such as soap operas, game shows, unscripted programs and variety shows have agreed to a new three-year contract with major TV networks and producers. Representatives of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists released no details in announcing the settlement, which was reached late Friday night. The contract expired at midnight Thursday, but the two sides continued to negotiate until they reached an agreement.
September 3, 2001 |
Many have no doubt long suspected this, but actors--along with their agents and attorneys--are apparently delivered a special kind of newspaper that comes without a front page or business section. Indeed, in an age when so-called reality television has spread across prime time like a California brush fire, one might think that Hollywood's talent and their representatives would be ready for their own reality check, recognizing that the U.S.
August 11, 2001 |
As expected, members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year deal negotiated in July with major studios. The unions said 96.7% of the 38,163 members voting approved the deal, with 3.2% voting no and 0.1% of the ballots invalid.
July 8, 2001 |
One of Hollywood's longest and most tense periods of labor unrest ended when negotiators for studios and 135,000 actors reached a tentative agreement on a new film and TV contract. Both sides praised each other in a celebratory news conference announcing the tentative deal that came six weeks after negotiations began. Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are expected to ratify the pact.