SAG-AFTRA Rallies for First Contract with Spanish Broadcasting System

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by David Robb on February 27, 2020.

Roughly 200 SAG-AFTRA members and staff rallied Thursday outside the Los Angeles offices of the Spanish Broadcasting System – the union’s latest gambit in its three-year-long campaign to secure a first-ever contract at the network’s Spanish-language radio stations La Raza and Mega.

“We’re here fighting for SBS workers who have been denied a right for a fair contract,” SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris said at the event. “We have been negotiating with them for 3 1/2 years, and every time, they have come to the bargaining table in bad faith. It’s time for SBS to step up and negotiate.”

David White, SAG-AFTRA’s national executive director, accused SBS of having “violated the law again and again,” telling the cheering crowd, “We are here to tell SBS, ‘No longer!’” …

Deadline Hollywood 2/27

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