20th Television Animation chose not to voluntarily recognize the unit, so the workers are filing petitions for union elections with the NLRB.
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After months of negotiations, animation workers in L.A. have reached a new labor agreement with animated film and tv producers.
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.
Solar Opposites production workers are only the second such group to be represented by The Animation Guild in recent history.
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.
The Titmouse unionization effort comes just weeks after production workers on “Rick & Morty” and “Solar Opposites” announced that they were doing the same.
The decision to not present the animated short Oscar live sends “a message that some artistic endeavors are less valuable than others,” says The Animation Guild.
Disney and Warnermedia say they are unwilling to voluntarily recognize these workers.
The talks will pick up where they broke off on December 3.
Titmouse workers are the first members of the NYC animation industry to join a union in over three decades.
No date has been set for the continuation of the talks.
The union’s negotiations with employers are due to end today, December 2.
The proportion at union studios in L.A. has risen from 28% in 2019 to 31.6% this month, even as women have left the wider workforce in droves.
Cinemas floundered in the West while the box office rebounded in the East. Then there’s Quibi…
A watershed moment in Canadian animation history.
With a slowdown in live-action production, the WGA is re-igniting a turf war by trying to cover more writers on animation productions, traditionally the domain of The Animation Guild.
The Golden Award is the ultimate honor for an animation industry artist in Los Angeles.
North America’s foremost entertainment union has formed a “strategic alliance” with the Art Babbitt Appreciation Society.
The gains for the crew include establishing wage minimums and securing employer-paid health and retirement benefits.
The production crew of “Bojack Horseman” made the show a big success. But after five seasons, they still don’t have union wages or benefits.
If you buy a ticket to see the “Aladdin” remake, remember that the animation artists and writers who created the Disney characters and stories aren’t receiving any compensation for their efforts.
The Animation Guild revealed to its members tonight that it has suspended “The Loud House” creator Chris Savino from the union. It is the most extensive action they’ve ever taken against a union member over sexual harassment allegations.
Color stylists are asking for fair and equal treatment from the major animation studios.
A new Animation Guild report reveals which L.A. animation studios employ the most and least women artists.
This new publication was launched by The Animation Guild, the union that represents animation workers in Los Angeles.
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.
The Animation Guild continues to grow, giving union benefits to more animation artists throughout the LA animation industry.
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