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 […]

Trump Takes Aim at Obama Labor Legacy

August 4, 2017

President Donald Trump is taking major steps to change the direction of federal labor policy, positioning the National Labor Relations Board to overturn several high-profile Obama-era labor decisions, writes Noam Scheiber in “The New York Times.” […]

Contract High – Deluxe Digital Cinema Technicians Win Raises, Respect

August 4, 2017

In a nondescript Burbank falafel joint on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in July of last year, co-workers crowded around an impromptu conference table made up of several four-tops pushed together. A tacky film adhered to the furniture, as is typical of greasy spoons. Sweaty forearms clung stickily to gummy tabletops. […]

Stepping into Another New Role

August 4, 2017

In June of this year, the Editors Guild’s former National Executive Director Ron Kutak resigned from the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans (MPIPHP) after serving for over 30 years. […]

Ron Kutak Recognized by IATSE President Matt Loeb

July 21, 2017

Ron Kutak, the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s National Executive Director Emeritus, was recognized as an Outstanding Leader by IATSE president Matt Loeb on the union’s last day of its 68th International Convention in Hollywood, Florida. […]

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