On-air reporters and anchors as well as photographers at Fox affiliate WTIC Hartford, Conn., will decide on Feb. 18 whether they want the National Association of Broadcast Employees & Technicians-Communications Workers of America to represent them, a union official says.The union representation vote will involve 53 employees, Carrie Biggs-Adams, NABET-CWA staff representative, said.
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that on Jan. 9, employees of its NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 41), filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 45. On Jan. 15, Sinclair said: “The IBEW unequivocally disclaimed any and all interest in representing the employees […]
SAG-AFTRA, the union representing about 165,000 actors and other performers, said it will begin negotiations with Hollywood’s major studios on a new film and television contract May 5. The talks will be closely watched as they mark the first time the union has bargained on a film and TV contract since SAG merged with its smaller rival union, AFTRA, two years ago.