Tag Archives: American Federation of Musicians (AFofM)

Stay in Tune with SAG-AFTRA – Town Hall Meeting in Miami

Join us on Thursday, March 5, for the Joint Policy Committee’s Miami Town Hall Meeting, hosted by ALMA.  Our discussion will include: Resolution of SAG-AFTRA CBA issues Overview of the audit process Recent SAG-AFTRA arbitrations Discussion of the experimental waiver for “made fors” AFM update Ad-id Register now: RSVP to Adriana.Hoak@AlmaAd.com (space is limited) Date … Continue Reading

Stay in Tune with SAG-AFTRA

Join us on Tuesday, November 4, for the Joint Policy Committee's Chicago Town Hall Meeting, sponsored by Talent Partners. Discussion will include: - Resolution of SAG-AFTRA CBA Issues - Overview of the Audit Process - Recent SAG-AFTRA Arbitrations - Ad-ID - Discussion of the Experimental Waiver for "Made Fors" - AFM Update Register now: RSVP to Denise Busa (dbusa@talentpartners.com) at Talent Partners (space is limited) Date and Time: Tuesday, November 4th 10:00 - 10:30 am: Breakfast 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: JPC Chicago Town Hall Location: Talent Partners 400 N. Michigan Avenue, 14th Floor Chicago, IL 60611… Continue Reading

REMINDER: Catch Up with SAG-AFTRA – Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta

This is a reminder to please join us next week on Tuesday, October 7, for the Joint Policy Committee's Atlanta Town Hall Meeting, sponsored by 22squared. A new arbitration decision was received last week and will be discussed. Our discussion will also include: -Resolution of the SAG-AFTRA CBA Issues -Overview of the audit process -Recent SAG-AFTRA arbitration -Ad-ID -Discussion of the Experimental Waivers for Made Fors -AFM update Register Now: RSVP to Aaron Kooden at aaron.kooden@22squared.com (space is limited) Date and Time: Tuesday, October 7th 9:30 - 10:00 am: Breakfast 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Stacy Marcus, JPC Atlanta Town Hall Location: 22squared 1170 Peachtree St NE, 14th Floor Atlanta, GA 30303… Continue Reading

Catch Up with SAG-AFTRA – Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta

Join us on Tuesday, October 7, for the Joint Policy Committee's Atlanta Town Hall Meeting, sponsored by 22squared. Discussion will include: -Resolution of the SAG-AFTRA CBA Issues -Overview of the audit process -Recent SAG-AFTRA arbitration -Ad-ID -Discussion of the Experimental Waivers for Made Fors -AFM update Register now: RSVP to Aaron Kooden at aaron.kooden@22squared.com (space is limited) Date and Time: Tuesday, October 7th 9:30 - 10:00 am: Breakfast 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Stacy Marcus, JPC Atlanta Town Hall Location: 22squared 1170 Peachtree St NE, 14th Floor Atlanta, GA 30303… Continue Reading

JPC and AFM Reach Agreement on New CBA

On June 5, 2014, the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) reached agreement on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement. Attached is the summary and MOA. The agreement is subject to ratification by AFM members.… Continue Reading

Stay in Tune with SAG-AFTRA – Town Hall Meeting in New York

Join us on Wednesday, June 25, for the Joint Policy Committee's New York Town Hall Meeting, hosted by The TEAM Companies. Find out what's new in 2014, including the following hot topics: - Resolution of the SAG-AFTRA CBA Issues - Overview of the Audit Process - Recent SAG-AFTRA Arbitration - Ad-ID - Discussion of the Experimental Waiver for Made Fors - AFM Update Register Now! RSVP to Leon Vaught at lvaught@teamservices.net (space is limited) Date: Wednesday, June 25th 8:30am - 10:00am: Breakfast & Networking 10:00am - 12:00pm: Stacy Marcus, JPC - NY Town Hall Meeting Location: Helen Mills Event Space 135 West 26th Street, Suite 7A New York, NY 10001… Continue Reading

Stay in Tune with SAG-AFTRA – Town Hall Meeting in Los Angeles

Joint Policy Committee's LA Town Hall Meeting, Hosted by Talent Partners Join us on Tuesday, April 29th to find out what's new in 2014, including the following hot topics: - Resolution of SAG-AFTRA CBA Issues - Overview of the Audit Process - Recent SAG-AFTRA Arbitration - Ad-ID - Discussion of the Experimental Waiver for Made Fors - AFM Update Register by RSVP'ing directly to Michelle Elliott at melliott@talentpartners.com. (Space is limited) Date: Tuesday, April 29th 10:00am - 10:30am: Breakfast & Networking 10:30am - 12:00pm: Stacy Marcus, JPC - LA Town Hall Meeting Location: JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot 1740 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90401… Continue Reading

AFofM Agreements to Expire on February 14, 2014

The collective bargaining agreement between the American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) and the advertising industry (as extended by the bargaining parties in 2012) will expire on February 14, 2014. What needs to be done? If your company is a Joint Policy Committee (JPC) authorizer, your company's interests in this agreement will be represented by the JPC in negotiations with the AFofM; no further action is required. If your company no longer wishes to be represented by the JPC in collective bargaining, you must withdraw your authorization from the JPC no later than December 14, 2013, by written notice to the JPC and a copy to the AFofM. Additionally, if you also wish to terminate your signatory status and adherence to the contract upon the expiration date, you must provide AFofM with sixty (60) days advance written notice of your desire to terminate the contract.… Continue Reading

AFofM Contract Extension 2012-2013: Commercial Announcements Agreement

The ANA-4A's Joint Policy Committee (JPC) has successfully reached agreement with the American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) for a formal extension to the 2009-2012 Commercial Announcements Agreement. Ratification by the union membership will take place shortly and ratification is expected. The term of this extension agreement is from October 17, 2012 through December 31, 2013. Effective January 1, 2013: Contributions to the AFofM Pension Plan shall increase by one percent (1%) from 13.08% to 14.08% for new music tracks recorded on or after January 1, 2013. Attached is a copy of the fully executed Memorandum of Understanding.… Continue Reading

AFofM Contract Expires – What now?

On October 16, 2012, the American Federation of Musicians (“AFofM”) Commercials Contract expired. The JPC awaits a response to our proposal from the AFofM. In the interim, please be advised that all terms and conditions of the expired contract continue to apply. We will update you when we receive a response from the AFofM.… Continue Reading
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