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Date Release Topic Area Local
12/30/02 NLRB Issues Complaint Against Infinity Broadcast In Detroit Broadcast Local Detroit
09/16/02 The United States Independent Film and Television Production Incentive Acts Of 2001 Fact Sheet Legislative/Public Policy National  
08/26/02 AFTRA Co-Sponsors ABC's First East Coast Talent Showcase EEO/Diversity National New York
07/27/02 AFTRA Board Takes On New Challenges With Strength and Unity Meetings National Los Angeles
07/26/02 AFTRA Flies Like A "Golden Eagle" EEO/Diversity National Los Angeles
07/24/02 AFTRA Testifies On Behalf Of Recording Artists Before California Senate Committees On Record Label Accounting Practices Sound Recordings National Los Angeles
07/15/02 Important Notice to all AFTRA Franchised Agents Re: AFTRA Agency Regulations Agency National  
07/08/02 AFTRA Names Jayne Wallace As Union's First National Communications Director Staff National New York
07/01/02 State Senate turns up heat for resolution of 7-year rule Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
07/01/02 Comments by AFTRA before the FCC Legislative/Public Policy National DC
06/24/02 WWJ/WXYT Station Management Denies Bargaining Unit Employees the Ability to Hold AFTRA Meetings Inside Building Broadcast Local Detroit
06/24/02 Greg Hessinger's Testimony before the FCC EEO/Diversity National  
06/24/02 AFTRA To Address FCC on Equal Opportunity Legislative/Public Policy National DC
06/24/02 AFTRA Members May Not Work in Non-Equity Tours Unions National New York
06/20/02 AFTRA and AFM Express Concern That Webcasting Rate Set by Librarian Will Not Fairly Compensate Performers Sound Recordings National  
06/13/02 National AFTRA Promotes Two to New Executive Posts Staff National New York
05/29/02 Non-Compete Bill Becomes Law In Arizona Legislative Local Phoenix
05/24/02 Joint Statement on Current Issues In Radio Radio National  
05/24/02 Artist Groups Deliver "Joint Statement On Current Issues In Radio" To FCC and Congress Legislative/Public Policy National DC
05/15/02 Senate Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony on Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel Recommendations Sound Recordings National DC
05/08/02 Open Letter from Music Community about Webcasters' "Day Of Silence" Sound Recordings National  
05/08/02 AFTRA Action Gram Legislative/Public Policy National  
04/17/02 AFTRA Files Comments with the FCC Supporting Meaningful EEO Rules and Calls for Hearings on Age Discrimination in the Broadcasting and Cable Industries Legislative/Public Policy National New York
04/15/02 AFTRA Gets Set For Sound Recordings Talks Sound Recordings National New York
04/13/02 AFTRA National Board Approves Agreement with Agents Agency National Los Angeles
04/01/02 Senator Walter Dudycz Receives Lifetime Honorary AFTRA Membership for his Role in Ending Non-Compete Clauses in Illinois Legislative/Public Policy Local Chicago
03/29/02 Child Actors and Union Protections EEO/Diversity National  
03/28/02 Milton Berle Dies at 93;Pioneer of Nascent Medium Memorial National Los Angeles
03/13/02 Detroit's WXYT Team 1270 & WWJ Newsradio 950 Technical Employees Join AFTRA Broadcast Local Detroit
02/19/02 AFTRA chief seeking solidarity: Connolly hopes to create equity for performers in different countries Unions National  
02/18/02 Global Protection of Performers Meeting: Joint statement of participating FIA unions Unions National  
02/11/02 Boston AFTRA/SAG Annual Membership Meeting Meetings Local Boston
01/28/02 AFTRA and Agents Agree to Postpone Talks Agency National New York
01/28/02 Bill Banning Non-Compete Clauses Introduced in Missouri Legislative    
01/24/02 Labor Joining '7-year' Chorus Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
01/23/02 Recording Artists Coalition,AFTRA and AFL-CIO Lobby For Senate Bill 1246 (Murray) Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
01/11/02 AFTRA Lauds Plans by California Governor Gray Davis to Curb Runaway Production Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles