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Date Release Topic Area Local
11/06/03 AFTRA Members at WFSB-TV Protest "A Dark Day" In Station Negotiations Broadcast
National
 
11/07/03 AFTRA Members Ratify Sound Recording Agreement Nationwide Sound Recording National  
11/01/03 Alternative Health Plan for Members Not Eligible for AFTRA Health Insurance   National  
10/29/03 Actors Pack New York's Duffy Square To Protest Non-Equity Tours   National  
10/08/03

Joint Statement on Current Issues in Radio

Sound Recording National  
10/02/03 New York State Brings Standards and Protections to Young People Working in Entertainment Industry EEO National  
10/01/03 AFTRA in Teach For America Week, October 20-24   National  
09/30/03 Recording Artists Union & Record Companies Reach Historic Health Care Agreement Sound Recordings National  
09/11/03 The Fight to Protect Overtime Pay -- One Step Closer To Winning! Legislative/Public Policy National  
09/02/03 Make Your Voice Heard About Recording Industry Accounting Practices in California Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
08/15/03 ABC Los Angeles Talent Showcase To Be Held In December EEO/Diversity National Los Angeles
08/12/03 It's Time To Talk About Overtime: AFL-CIO Pledges To Oppose Attempts To Disqualify More Workers From Overtime Protection Legislative/Public Policy National  
07/30/03 Bob Edwards Hosts AFL-CIO Presidential Forum Broadcast National  
07/21/03 AFTRA Support for Actors Down Under: Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance Strike Unions National  
07/21/03 AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards - The AMEE AMEE Awards National New York
07/20/03 Boards Unanimously Approve Commercials Contracts Proposals Commercials    
07/18/03 ABC Returns To New York to Audition for Talent Showcase EEO/Diversity National New York
07/15/03 AFTRA National Convention Salutes Recording Artists Convention National New York
07/10/03 Support the Obey Amendment to Protect Overtime Pay Legislative/Public Policy National  
07/07/03 AFTRA President Supports LA City Council Resolution on FCC Actions Legislative/Public Policy Local Los Angeles
07/01/03 AFTRA Members Support Consolidation By 75.88% -- SAG Vote Not Sufficient To Pass Referendum Consolidation National Los Angeles
06/30/03 Comments by AFTRA before the US Department of Labor Legislative/Public Policy National DC
06/30/03 Basic Facts about the Balloting Process Consolidation National  
06/27/03 AFTRA Members Can Observe Consolidation Ballot Count In Los Angeles Consolidation National Los Angeles
06/26/03 Cobra Legislation Alert: AFTRA Helps Cobra Bill Pass NY Assembly & Senate Legislative/Public Policy National New York
06/19/03 Statement Of Support For "The Child Performer And Education Trust Act Of 2003" Legislative/Public Policy National New York
06/17/03 AFTRA Objects To Infinity Attempt To "Create" News And Have Newscasters Promote AOL Broadband Broadcast National  
06/16/03 Consolidation and Affiliation Press Conference: I'm Voting Yes Consolidation National New York
06/16/03 VARIETY.COM is Giving You Your Big Break! Entertainment National  
06/06/03 AFTRA JOINS ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, NMPA, SGA, RIAA, AFM and AARC In Filing Comments On HR 1417, The Copyright Royalty And Distribution Reform Act Of 2003 Legislative/Public Policy National  
06/05/03 Bill To Require Labels To Accurately Account Royalties Advances Sound Recordings National Los Angeles
06/04/03 Summary of Agreement with Noncommercial Webcasters under SWSA Sound Recordings National  
06/04/03 Illinois Production Alliance Celebrates New Wage-Based Incentive Legislation To Attract Visual Media Production Legislative/Public Policy Local Illinois
06/03/03 Recording Industry Reaches Pact With Non-Commercial Webcasters: Discounted Rates Apply To College Webcasters... Sound Recordings National  
06/03/03 Latest Webcasting Agreement Is Last Part of the Puzzle: Record Labels, Artists Have Now Struck Deals With Every Major Internet, Cable and Satellite Music Service Sound Recordings National  
06/01/03 SAG/AFTRA Campaign Helps Garner "Runaway Production" Bill In Illinois Legislative/Public Policy Local Chicago
05/29/03 AMEE Awards Photo Gallery AMEE Awards National New York
05/29/03 AMEE Awards Photo Gallery AMEE Awards National New York
05/29/03 AMEE Awards Photo Gallery AMEE Awards National New York
05/29/03 AMEE Awards Photo Gallery AMEE Awards National New York
05/27/03 Sample Letter Re: Support for SB 1034 (Murray) Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
05/27/03 Make Your Voice Heard About Recording Industry Accounting Practices in California Sound Recordings National Los Angeles
05/22/03 >Warning! Media Deregulation Legislative/Public Policy National  
05/20/03 Sample Letter Re: Assembly Bill 1345 -- STRONG SUPPORT Broadcast National Los Angeles
05/19/03 AFTRA Joins Coordinated Bargaining Efforts With GE Unions Broadcast National New York
05/16/03 Additional Information about the Analysis of the FCC Docket 02-277 Legislative/Public Policy National  
05/16/03 Karmazin and Moonves Congratulate Don Hewitt AMEE Awards National New York
05/16/03 AMEES AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards AMEE Awards National New York
05/15/03 AFTRA Awards Members For Excellence In Broadcasting, Entertainment And Recording AMEE Awards National New York
05/14/03 Citizens Urge FCC to Retain Current Media Ownership Rules Legislative/Public Policy National DC
05/14/03 California Broadcasters Take Action on Your Personal Services Contracts Broadcast National San Francisco
05/14/03 California Broadcasters Take Action on Your Personal Services Contracts Broadcast National Los Angeles
05/12/03 AFTRA National President John Connolly Addresses the Gala Attendees AMEE Awards National New York
05/09/03 Letter to AFTRA Broadcast Members Urging a "Yes" Vote on Consolidation and Affiliation Consolidation National  
04/30/03 AFTRA and Interested Groups Tell FCC Chairman Powell There is Ample EmpiricalEvidence to Retain Current Media Ownership Rules Legislative/Public Policy National  
04/30/03 Artist Groups Insist Public Voices Be Heard On Proposed Media Ownership Rule Changes Legislative/Public Policy National DC
04/29/03 Artists' Pledge to Support History-Making Legislation in New York State and Unite to Fight for Shorter Contracts Legislative/Public Policy National  
04/29/03 Artists Need Your Help to Pass History-Making Legislation in New York State Legislative/Public Policy Local New York
04/25/03 AFTRA Resolution on Eligibility Requirements for Background Actors Consolidation National  
04/24/03 AFTRA Blocks CC'S Homogenization of NY Broadcast Local New York
04/22/03 Clear Channel Radio and AFTRA Reach Agreement: Parties reach agreement on all outstanding issues Radio Local New York
04/22/03 Clear Channel Radio and AFTRA Reach Agreement Broadcast National New York
04/18/03 SAG Supports AFTRA In New York Clear Channel Negotiations Radio National Los Angeles
04/15/03 AFTRA Gala Adds Honorees AMEE Awards National New York
04/14/03 AFTRA Joins the DPE and Others in Calling for Investigation into Attacks on Journalists Unions National  
04/14/03 AFTRA National Board Urges Members to Avoid Clear Channel New York Stations Broadcast National New York
04/11/03 AFTRA Exec And Chicago Native "Blows In" For FCC Hearing Broadcast National Chicago
04/11/03 AFTRA Calls For New CARP Structure Sound Recordings National DC
04/08/03 Request from Actors' Equity regarding Non-Equity Tours Unions National  
04/07/03 CBS Sponsors Second Asian Pacific American Actors Showcase In Association With AFTRA, SAG and East West Players EEO/Diversity National Los Angeles
04/04/03 Telemundo Broadcasters Elect AFTRA For Representation In Chicago Broadcast Local Chicago
04/01/03 American Scene Awards Call for Entries EEO/Diversity National  
03/31/03 California Broadcasters Take Action!!! Broadcast Local San Francisco
03/31/03 AFTRA Deejays Seek Strike Authorization Against Clear Channel Communications Radio National New York
03/28/03 TAKE ACTION: The Competition In Radio and Concert Industries Act (Feingold) Legislative/Public Policy National  
03/27/03 Statement of Ann E. Chaitovitz, on the "Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2003" (H.R. 1417) Sound Recordings National DC
03/25/03 AFTRA Joins Groups in Calling for FCC Rules Review Legislative/Public Policy National  
03/19/03 SIRIUS, XM and SoundExchange Reach Music Licensing Accord Sound Recordings National  
03/18/03 Sample Letter to Assembly Member Sarah Reyes Broadcast National Los Angeles
03/14/03 Unions Continue To Make Progress Toward Consolidation And Affiliation Consolidation National Los Angeles
03/11/03 Broadway Strike Ends; Thanks from AEA on Historic Demonstration of Unity Unions National New York
03/11/03 California Broadcasters Take Action Broadcast National Los Angeles
03/10/03 Comments Of John Sandifer TO FCC Regarding Radio/TV Ownership Legislative/Public Policy Local Seattle
03/10/03 AFTRA FLASH March 2003 Communications National New York
02/27/03 Don't Let Radio Die Radio National  
02/27/03 Support Live Music on Broadway Unions National New York
02/26/03 Statement by AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney on the Proposed Consolidation Plan of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists Consolidation National  
02/26/03 A Joint Message From The AFTRA and SAG National Presidents Consolidation National  
02/26/03 Media Monopolies: A Threat to American Democracy Legislative/Public Policy National  
02/25/03 AFTRA Directs Members to Support French Performing Artists Unions National  
02/25/03 AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union Brochure H&R; National Los Angeles
02/24/03 Atlanta Local Closed for One Week Locals Local Atlanta
02/21/03 Maryland Rejects Elimination of Non-compete Clauses Legislative/Public Policy Local Wash/Baltimore
02/18/03 Chicago City Council Supports Telemundo Broadcasters Broadcast Local Chicago
02/17/03 Principles of Consolidation and Affiliation Consolidation National  
02/14/03 AFTRA Members Participate In Media Ownership Forum At USC Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
02/14/03 AFTRA Members Participate In Media Ownership Forum At USC Legislative/Public Policy National Los Angeles
02/12/03 Music Industry, Unions and Cable/Subscription Services Reach Settlement Sound Recordings National DC
02/11/03 Testimony of Dominique T. Bravo Re: Senate Bill 124: Employment Contracts - Broadcasting Industry - Non-Compete Provisions Legislative/Public Policy Local Wash/Baltimore
02/11/03 AFTRA Resolution on Consolidation and Affiliation Consolidation National  
02/11/03 AFTRA Resolution on Benefits Principles H&R; National New York
02/08/03 AFTRA & SAG Boards To Review Consolidation Plan Consolidation National  
02/08/03 AFTRA & SAG National Boards Adopt Consolidation Plan Consolidation National New York
02/06/03 AFTRA & SAG Boards To Review Consolidation Plan Consolidation National  
01/30/03 AFTRA Files Testimony On Consolidation Of Radio Ownership Legislative/Public Policy National DC
01/27/03 Outline of the Competition in Radio and Concert Industries Act Legislative/Public Policy National  
01/25/03 AFTRA Board Of Directors Receives Report From AFTRA Strategic Alliances Committee Consolidation National Los Angeles
01/23/03 AFTRA and Screen Actors Guild Meet Again Unions National  
01/21/03 AFTRA Announces First National Awards Gala AMEE Awards National New York
01/15/03 Union Privilege Programs Union Plus National  
01/13/03 Union to NBC: Don't Blame Us for Lack of DP Benefits Broadcast National New York
01/07/03 AFTRA Gains Support From Hispanic Journalists In Calling On Telemundo To Be Fair Broadcast National DC
01/07/03 Attorney Mortimer Becker, Represented Prominent Performers and Entertainment Unions Memorial National New York



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