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 […]
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. […]
By a vote of 89%, employees of Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema have overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract.
The three-year agreement between the company and the Motion Picture Editors Guild covers technicians responsible […]
In February 2013, about a year before the formation of the Guild’s Membership Outreach Committee, I and the other editors and assistant editors of the fourth season of Swamp People (2010-present) returned to work under an IATSE contract after a four-day work stoppage that “flipped” the previously non-union show. […]
The delegation of nearly twenty employees delivered a petition from the company’s roughly seventy unionized employees, calling upon their employer to negotiate in good faith to bring wage rates in line with industry standards. […]
The Membership Outreach Committee has created an “I Voted” sticker for the Editors Guild’s 2017 Board of Directors election, encouraging members to participate in an online photo sharing campaign to communicate they have voted. […]
Along with the Guild’s Board, during his tenure, Kutak has overseen much transformation at the local as it has adapted to the upheavals and constant change that are a given in the entertainment industry. […]