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SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal For Music Video Performers With Record Labels

June 04, 2012

SAG-AFTRA today announced that it had SAF AFTRA Agreementreached tentative agreement with the major record labels — Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, EMI Music and The Walt Disney Co. — on a first-ever industrywide contract to cover dancers and other performers on music videos.

The three-year agreement was reached in the early morning hours of June 1, after the current round of talks between the union and label representatives commenced on May 30 in Los Angeles.

“Today we reached a historic, tentative agreement with the first industrywide contract for music video performers,” SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White said. “Our negotiations were productive, resulting in solid gains for SAG-AFTRA members. We also laid the groundwork for a cooperative partnership with the industry that will benefit members throughout the term of the agreement.” Read More

 
 
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