August 26, 2014
By Neal Tepel
New York, NY - The Metropolitan Opera has now settled contracts with all unions involved in their negotiations. Labor organizations with new agreements include seven unions represented by IATSE: Local 1 stagehands, Local 751 box office treasurers, Local 764 costume and wardrobe specialists, Local 794 camera operators, Local 798 hair, and make-up professionals, Local 829 scenic artists and designers, and Local 829 bill posters.
August 5, 2014
By SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard
Now is the time to vote for your future. The union has reached a tentative agreement on our contracts covering motion pictures, scripted primetime dramatic television and new media production, and now it is time to vote.
You should have received a voting informational card in the mail with instructions on how to vote online or request a paper ballot if you prefer. If you haven’t already done so, please take a moment to review the information and vote now — it’s easy and can be done quickly online.