The Animation Guild has asked both studios to voluntarily recognize their workers’ requests to join the union.
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IATSE and Hollywood Basic Crafts will jointly negotiate with the AMPTP on a new Motion Picture Pension and Health Plan .
The startling report makes one thing clear: generative AI is here today and wreaking havoc right now.
TAG says the studio’s decision was influenced by a recent NLRB ruling regarding production workers at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
This is the first time that remote workers have attempted to unionize with TAG, and the organization hopes others will join them.
Virginia becomes the fifth state in which TAG will represent animation industry workers.
This is the third group of Disney employees to vote in favor of unionizing in the last three months.
The Disney Company still hasn’t voluntarily recognized the unit of workers nor negotiated in good faith to reach an agreement with these workers.
The fight to get animation writers included among the ranks of the Writers Guild of America is moving forward – at least on the east coast.
Sixty-six workers from WBA and 22 from CN have asked Warner Bros. Discovery bosses to voluntarily recognize their bargaining unit.
This marks the first time that TAG has organized outside of the continental United States.
The Powerhouse bargaining unit will be the first represented by TAG in a right-to-work state.
Members of The Animation Guild are disconcerted with their parent union’s stance on the use of AI in the entertainment industry.
It’s also the first New York studio to agree to a union contract since the 1980s.
A closer look at what caused the writers’ strike and which animated series could be impacted by an extended shutdown.
This is the first time TAG is organizing a collective bargaining unit outside of L.A. County or New York.
It’s been four weeks since a supermajority of production workers at WDAS voted to unionize.
After Disney refused recognition, IATSE, on behalf of The Animation Guild, filed a petition for a National Labor Relations Board vote.
Nickelodeon Animation Studios’ production workers now represent the largest bargaining unit of production workers to organize under TAG.
According to The Animation Guild, Nickelodeon’s lawyers are pushing to divide workers based on job title to unnecessarily prolong the unionization process.