Published on October 22nd, 2016 | by gareth0
SAG/AFTRA To Picket EA Next Monday
SAG-AFTRA Members Picket Electronic Arts, Monday, Oct. 24
Members Want Decades-Old Interactive Contract Modernized
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 21, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA members will picket Electronic Arts (producer of video games including the American Football ’17, Fearless, Ultimate Fight) in Playa Vista, CA at 10:30 a.m. P.T. on Monday, October 24.
After nearly two years of unsuccessful negotiations, SAG-AFTRA called a strike against certain video game producers, effective at 12:01 a.m Friday, October 21.
SAG-AFTRA is striking the following video game employers: Activision Publishing, Inc.; Blindlight, LLC; Corps of Discovery Films; Disney Character Voices, Inc.; Electronic Arts Productions, Inc.; Formosa Interactive, LLC; Insomniac Games, Inc.; Interactive Associates, Inc.; Take 2 Interactive Software; VoiceWorks Productions, Inc.; and WB Games, Inc. The strike covers all games made by these companies that went into production after Feb. 17, 2015.
What: SAG-AFTRA Picket @ Electronic Arts
When: Monday, Oct. 24, 10:30 AM
Where: Electronic Arts
5510 Lincoln Boulevard
Playa Vista, CA 90094
Who: SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and SAG-AFTRA Members
For additional strike details, click here.