SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Television Animation Deal

Variety | 11/19/2018 | Dave McNary
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Members of SAG-AFTRA have approved a three-year successor deal on its master contract covering televised animated work with 95% of those voting in support.

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris made the announcement Monday, saying, “This was a very important negotiation for our members who work on television animation projects due to the expansive growth of streaming media. It was imperative that we ensure our members receive compensation that reflects an evolving business model. With approval of these agreements, members will continue to be fairly compensated for the work they do.”

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Leaders of the union announced on Sept. 19 that they had reached the deal with companies represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. In July, 98% of members voting had approved a strike authorization after union leaders accused employers of refusing to provide scale wages or residuals in the fastest-growing area of animated performers’ work — animated programs made for subscription-based streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon.

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