The animation company’s production workers are the fifth group this year choosing to join The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839; Titmouse NY kicked off the unionization push in January 2022 with Titmouse LA following suit in March.
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Petition for a union election has been filed with the NLRB, and The Animation Guild has begun working with studio leadership towards a path for voluntary recognition.
The workers file to join The Animation Guild in a push for increased benefits and protections after their productions’ parent studios declined to voluntarily recognize them.
A collective voice to members across the animation industry, TAG has a storied history of advocacy and representation; early accomplishments include organizing Hanna-Barbera productions in 1958, followed in 1980 with the establishment of the American Animation Institute, and most recently extending its reach outside of LA with the organization of workers at Titmouse NY.