Workers at the Activision Blizzard subsidiary Raven say they’re still in favor of unionizing despite the company’s pleas.
After meeting with labor leaders, the president and vice-president tweeted their support for the organizers and their cause.
Pre- and post-production employees won union recognition through a card-check agreement.
Oasis animators voted to unionize in 2019, and will now be joined by comp, rigging, scene planning, storyboards, and layout and color workers.
Shadowmachine L.A. is the fifth studio in recent months where production workers have voted in favor of unionization.
Solar Opposites production workers are only the second such group to be represented by The Animation Guild in recent history.
Stop-motion animation workers are anonymously sharing salaries and horror stories about working in the industry.
It was the first major rally held by The Animation Guild in nearly 40 years.
Negotiations on a new contract have gone on for an “unprecedented” 12 days, but still no deal.
Say employees: “We at Pixar have personally witnessed beautiful stories, full of diverse characters, come back from Disney corporate reviews shaved down to crumbs of what they once were.”
The Titmouse unionization effort comes just weeks after production workers on “Rick & Morty” and “Solar Opposites” announced that they were doing the same.
A new report confirms that working in the animation industry is more difficult than it needs to be for disabled talent.
Disney and Warnermedia say they are unwilling to voluntarily recognize these workers.
“Things will never be the same again for our teams,” says the company.
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The talks will pick up where they broke off on December 3.
Some animators earn $35k, others $175k.
The workers at the “Call of Duty” developer are now taking their fight to the National Labor Relations Board.
Titmouse workers are the first members of the NYC animation industry to join a union in over three decades.
A veteran anime producer and character designer discuss what effects unionization might have and why it is slow in coming in Japan.