After meeting with labor leaders, the president and vice-president tweeted their support for the organizers and their cause.
Multiple Canadian government agencies have ordered the studio to pay what it owes to its former workers.
No date has been set for the continuation of the talks.
The union’s negotiations with employers are due to end today, December 2.
This is the first Canadian animation agreement for IATSE, which also represents the L.A. industry.
The union’s main goal is to ensure that ex-employees receive their severance payments.
North America’s foremost entertainment union has formed a “strategic alliance” with the Art Babbitt Appreciation Society.
Stop-motion animation is booming in Los Angeles, so why are artists left to fend for themselves when it comes to negotiating their employment agreements with the various studios. Cartoon Brew investigates.
An effort to organize the artists at Burbank, California-based Stoopid Buddy Stoodios has gained momentum in recent weeks.