AFL-CIO Criticizes Activision CEO

August 5, 2019

The AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest union federation, has called out Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and his 2018 salary after massive layoffs earlier this year, according to Patrick Shanley in The Hollywood Reporter in June. Nearly 800 employees lost their jobs in 2019. […]

MPEG 2019 BOARD ELECTION RESULTS

December 17, 2018

Congratulations to the newly elected or re-elected members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s 2019 Board of Directors. The new members will take office on January 1, 2019. […]

Vice Media Post Employees
Ratify Guild Contract

October 26, 2018

Post-production employees of Vice Media, Inc. have overwhelmingly ratified a Motion Picture Editors Guild union contract. The agreement addresses employee’s concerns over pay and job security, and also breaks new ground on the topic of gender and use of pronouns. […]

30 Years on Sunset

August 17, 2018

Over the summer and fall of 1988, the Motion Picture Editors Guild in Hollywood, then IATSE Local 776, made two very auspicious hires to its staff. On July 25, Adriana Iglesias (now Iglesias-Dietl) became assistant bookkeeper and, on October 17, Lisa Berniker (now Dosch) was named administrative assistant. […]

The Never-Ending Effort to Forge Solidarity

August 17, 2018

This issue of CineMontage, for all its many virtues, isn’t the most important piece of mail you’ll receive this month. Local 700 members, as well as members of our 12 sister IATSE locals who share the Basic Agreement, will soon receive ballots in their mailboxes. […]

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