Wittner: The Trump Administration’s War on Workers

February 18, 2018

“When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, he promised that, if he was elected, ‘the American worker[s] will finally have a president who will protect them and fight for them,’” writes Lawrence Wittner in George Washington […]

Guild’s Goal for 2018:
More Member Involvement

February 16, 2018

More members attended our annual meetings on both coasts than have come in years (I hope it wasn’t the beer tasting alone!) and, apart from Board of Directors nominations, a long and lively discussion of working conditions occurred. […]

Hollywood Women Launch
Anti-Harassment Plan

February 16, 2018

Driven by outrage and a determination to correct a power imbalance that seemed set in stone just a few months ago, prominent Hollywood women took matters further. Some 300 female actors, agents, writers, directors, producers and studio executives formed an ambitious, broad-based initiative to fight systemic sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond. […]

Weinstein Scandal Could Be Industry Game-Changer

December 8, 2017

Sexual misconduct charges against Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein began in early October, when the board of The Weinstein Company, which he founded with his brother Bob, dismissed him after lurid complaints about his behavior — going back decades — emerged in “The New York Times” and “The New Yorker.” […]

Vice Employees Go Union!

September 21, 2017

Post-production employees working on video for Vice Media have now won union representation! On Thursday, the company officially recognized the Motion Picture Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, as the representative for its East Coast employees working in post on the company’s digital content […]

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