American Federation of Television and Radio Artists


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American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

A labor union for American journalists, actors, and others who are broadcast on radio or television. It lobbies and negotiates contracts for better pay and working conditions; it also advocates for members in the event of a lawsuit. It was established in 1937 and is based in New York and Los Angeles. It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
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The contract between studios and the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists expires at midnight Saturday, and negotiations are currently underway to avert a strike.
Now that a tentative three-year contract has been negotiated with producers, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists now face the task of getting their respective memberships to approve the proposed $200 million deal.
Michael Armstrong urging AT&T to stop filming non-union commercials during the ongoing labor dispute between the advertising industry and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).
The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists will resume contract negotiations with producers today after a breakdown in talks that lasted a week.
Our meetings with top officials of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists showed us how enthusiastic unions and performers are for the major breakthrough we are bringing to their industry," said T.
Neither the AMPTP, the Screen Actors Guild or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists would comment on the stalled talks Monday, a day after announcing that negotiations had broken down with no date for resuming talks scheduled.
In particular, there has been public discussion of a grievance filed by a member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) against Fox News.
The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced Tuesday that they will begin negotiations with producers for a new three-year contract next week.
It was a historic day in Los Angeles last week when, despite a steady downpour, a record crowd of enthusiastic Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) members filled the 2,500-seat Hollywood Palladium to capacity.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the California Bar.
John Connolly, longtime president of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, will step down from the post next month.
Bolton, The Newspaper Guild - Communications Workers of America and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists called for support of efforts underway at the U.
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