Published on November 1st, 2016 | by gareth0
SAG/AFTRA To Picket WB Interactive
As part of the ongoing labor dispite.
SAG-AFTRA Members Picket WB Games, Inc., Thursday, Nov. 3
Members Want Decades-Old Video Game Contract Modernized
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 1, 2016) — Following the successful picket at Electronic Arts last week with more than 300 members and allied union members, SAG-AFTRA members will picket WB Games, Inc. at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. P.T. on Thursday, Nov. 3.
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. These companies are being struck only with regard to video games that went into production after Feb. 17, 2015. (Visit the Strike Center for a list of struck titles.) For additional strike details, click here.
What: SAG-AFTRA Picket @ WB Games, Inc.
When: Thursday, Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: WB Games, Inc.
Warner Bros. Studio, Cordova Gate
S. Cordova St. and Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505 Click here for a map. Street parking is available on W. Olive Ave., W. Riverside Dr., Warner Blvd. and S. Cordova St. Please read all posted signs. Union not responsible for illegally parked vehicles.
Who: SAG-AFTRA Members and Allied Unions