WGA Ratifies New Film & TV Contract

May 24, 2017

Ratification of the new three-year WGA film and TV contract has been overwhelmingly approved by members of the WGA East and West, bringing to a close Hollywood’s most contentious contract struggle in a decade. Of the 3,647 valid votes cast there were 3,617 “yes” votes (99.2%) and 30 “no” votes (.8%). […]

Broadway Casting Directors Fight to Unionize

May 22, 2017

In an industry that is almost 100% unionized — from the ticket-takers to the wardrobe dressers to the stagehands — casting directors stand alone. But they hope to change that — now that they’re part of Theatrical Teamsters Local 817. […]

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