INTERACTIVE MEDIA AGREEMENTS EXTENDED TO MAY 13
Los Angeles, April 15, 2005 – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and a group of video game publishers have agreed to extend the current Interactive Media agreements to May 13, 2005. Discussions on successor Interactive Media agreements are continuing.
A press blackout remains in effect.
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists – affiliated with the AFL-CIO – is a diverse union representing nearly 80,000 professional broadcasters and performers nationwide working in news and entertainment programming on television and radio as well as in the sound recording industry, commercials and industrial work, and newer technologies such as interactive games, Internet production and CD ROMs.
Christopher de Haan