Paradigm Signs 5-Year Agreement with Writers Guild

March 24, 2020

Paradigm has reached an agreement with the Writers Guild of America, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The pact, which runs through April 2025, is based on the standard franchise agreement offered by the WGA, with a few key gains for Paradigm: Packaging fees will be allowed until December 31, 2021 (the longest extension an agency has attained yet) and it can own 10 percent (up from […]

AFSCME Endorses Joe Biden

March 23, 2020

One of the country’s largest public-service unions endorsed former vice president Joe Biden on Monday, further consolidating a key part of the Democratic coalition around the leader in the party’s nomination contest. The 35-member executive board of the American Federation of County, State and Municipal Employees met Monday afternoon, speaking by teleconference because of […]

Biden Wins Endorsement of UFCW

March 20, 2020

Joe Biden won the endorsement of a prominent union on Friday as he steams toward the Democratic presidential nomination. The former vice president earned the backing of United Food and Commercial Workers, which represents 1.3 million workers in the health care, grocery, retail and other industries. The union is just the latest in a string of labor groups to back the former vice president, who has […]

Cinematographers Guild Elects John Lindley President

March 15, 2020

Cinematographer John Lindley has been elected president of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) national executive board. His election follows the February 14 resignation of Lewis Rothenberg just slightly more than half a year into his term. Lindley will complete Rothenberg’s three-year, to which he was elected last year after defeating longtime guild president […]

Biden Wins Endorsement from NEA, Nation’s Largest Union

March 14, 2020

The nation’s largest labor union has lined up behind Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, with the National Education Association on Saturday endorsing the former vice president for the Democratic nomination over his last remaining primary rival Bernie Sanders. The NEA’s board of directors chose […]

Musicians’ Pension Plan Seeks to Cut Benefits

March 4, 2020

The largest musicians’ pension plan in the United States is seeking to cut retirement benefits that have already been earned by thousands of musicians, in an effort to keep the plan from running out of money. The plan, the American Federation of Musicians and Employers’ Pension Fund — which covers more than 50,000 people, including Broadway musicians, players in some orchestras, and freelance musicians and recording artists […]

SAG-AFTRA Rallies for First Contract with Spanish Broadcasting System

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 […]

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