Production staff to be represented by The Animation Guild in upcoming negotiations after overwhelmingly deciding to unionize early last month.
Tagged With: Local 839
The largest bargaining unit of production workers to organize under The Animation Guild may head to the National Labor Review Board as studio opts to exclude certain workers based on job title, denying them the same rights and protections as other artists covered by a separate collective bargaining agreement.
Of the Animation Guild IATSE Local 839’s new set of officers, 3 out of 5 re-elected, with an additional 11 members chosen to serve on the executive board; electees will be sworn into office in December when their 3-year terms begins.
The show's animation workers become second NY group in the last 30 years to vote for representation by The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839, following Titmouse’s historic vote in January 2022.
Jeanette Moreno King sworn in as new president, Steve Kaplan as new business representative, with 10 new members joining executive board.