Production

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SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts – Clarifications |

Production Services

After conclusion of the 2013 Commercials Contracts negotiations and subsequent ratification, several issues came under review by the JPC and SAG-AFTRA that warranted further discussion and clarification.

SAG-AFTRA Materials: Ad-ID Compliance and Electronic Reporting |

Production Services

April 1, 2014 was the effective date for signatories to the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials Contract (the “Contracts”) to ensure compliance.

SAG-AFTRA Corporate/Educational Non-Broadcast Contracts |

Production Services

The 2011-2014 SAG-AFTRA Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Contracts, which were set to expire on April 30, 2014, have been extended one year through April 30, 2015.

JPC SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract: Update on Running Footage-Drivers |

Production Services

Special provisions for payment for drivers—who are employed to provide services for “running footage” or “wild footage” for motor vehicle commercials—have been updated.

Arbitrator Finds for SAG-AFTRA in Allocation Dispute |

Production Services

Arbitrator ordered a signatory to the SAG 2009 Commercials Contract to pay additional pension and health contributions to the SAG-Producers Pension and Health Plans.

JPC SAG-AFTRA: Residual Payments for THIS TV and Antenna TV |

Production Services

SAG-AFTRA and the Tribune Company have come to an agreement on residual payments to be made under the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract for commercials airing on Antenna TV and THIS TV.

Ad-ID Becomes Industry Standard for Union-Signed Commercials

Production Services

As part of the Commercials Contracts negotiated last year between SAG-AFTRA and advertisers, all ads made under a union contract must now incorporate Ad-ID.

PC-American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) Commercials Contract Negotiation |

Marketing & Communications

As you may know, the current American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) Commercials Contract (as previously extended) is scheduled to expire on February 14, 2014.

JPC AFofM Commercials Agreement – Notice of Expiration 2/14/14

Marketing & Communications

The current 2009-2014 collective bargaining agreement between the AFofM and the industry will expire at midnight on February 14, 2014.

AFofM Commercials Contract Term Extended through 2/14/14 |

Marketing & Communications

The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) have mutually agreed to an extension of the current Commercial Announcements Agreement through February 14, 2014.

New York State Extends Labor Law Protections to Child Print Models |

Marketing & Communications

Recent legislation concerning the employment of child models in New York State was signed into law Monday evening, October 21, 2013, by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and takes effect 30 days from signing.

SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts: Updated Summary + JPC FAQ |

Production Services

Updated Summary (as of 6/4/13) of the new terms and provisions of the SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts: This updates the information in the previous summary dated 4/9/13.

4A's Agency Billing Practices and Client Payment Terms Survey Report |

Management Services

Recent publicity related to client payment terms prompted the Association to conduct a member survey on existing agency billing practices and client payment terms as a means to provide a factual foundation for marketplace consideration.

SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts: New Exhibits/Contract Forms |

Production Services

Now available: SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts-New Exhibits/Contract Forms

Two Follow-Up Items: SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts |

Production Services

SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts has had two important updates.