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It’s A Deal: Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 & Basic Crafts Reach Agreement On New Film & TV Contract

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A tentative settlement has been reached for a brand original film and TV contract masking Hollywood’s Teamsters Native 399 and the Similar outdated Crafts. The settlement was once reached this evening, and the unions’ bargaining committee is unanimously recommending it for ratification. The deal, which covers union work in 13 Western states, must now be ratified by the contributors of Native 399 and the Similar outdated Crafts, which consist of IBEW Native 40, Studio Utility Employees Native 724, Studio Plumbers Native 78 and Studio Plasterers Native 755.

The unions stated that particulars of the deal will be shared with their contributors within the upcoming days, with Teamsters Native 399 indicating this might increasingly perhaps preserve an informational ratification assembly on Sunday, February Sixth by technique of Zoom, and its contributors will vote on the settlement electronically after the assembly.

The talks with the Alliance of Motion Assert & Television Producers got underway December 6 nonetheless recessed 10 days later to grab a ruin for the holidays. The bargaining resumed on Jan. 19. The fresh contract had been feature to expire final July 31 nonetheless was once prolonged to permit for industrywide return-to-work discussions and IATSE’s longer-than-anticipated negotiations for its salvage film and TV pact.

Steve Dayan, Native 399’s secretary-treasurer and chairperson of the Similar outdated Crafts appointed Lindsay Dougherty, Native 399’s recording secretary and World Brotherhood of Teamsters Western vice president-elect, as lead negotiator in this spherical of negotiations. AMPTP president Carol Lombardini led the bargaining for the companies.

The Teamsters Native 399 negotiations involve its “Shaded Book” settlement that covers drivers, animal trainers/handlers, wranglers, dispatchers, mechanics, and auto-provider workers within the film and TV commerce. Once those negotiations are achieved, separate talks will be held with the AMPTP for Native 399’s Situation Managers Agreement and its Casting Administrators Agreement, although dates for those discussions hang not but been confirmed.

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