Why Won't Broadway Recognize This Union?

May 26, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

B'way casting directors need a contract.

New York, NY - Broadway casting directors fighting for a fair contract since 2016 as members of Teamsters Local 817, say that the refusal of producers to sit down with them at the bargaining table is both unfair and threatens to undermine the very diversity that has helped the theater industry rake in a whopping $1.5 billion in gross revenues this past season alone. 

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Agreement With Uptown Productions

May 25, 2017 
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress USA

Los Angeles, CA - SAG-AFTRA has reached a tentative agreement with Uptown Productions that covers production of Nickelodeon exhibition programs. The new four-year agreement was reached on May 3 following negotiations that began on December 6, 2016 in Los Angeles.

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