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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Roberta Reardon, president of the he American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, whose members include broadcast journalists, said the practice undermines democracy itself.
They were joined by members of sister unions Screen Actors Guild, Director's Guild of America, and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, among others.
The Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the advertising industry's Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations announced Wednesday that they have invited nine consultants from both industry and academia to submit proposals for a study which, if chosen, would be used for consideration during the bargaining process.
He wants to create a better relationship with Writers Guild, east, as well as coordinate future contract bargaining strategies with the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Directors Guild of America.
The agreement was jointly negotiated with the sister union American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, which approved the contract in June and for whom the contract has already been in effect.
Connolly won election to a third term as national president of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the union said Monday.
The board held a special meeting to consider overruling a decision made last week by its national executive committee to reject a contract offer that had already been jointly negotiated with and approved by its sister union, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
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