Film and tv location supervisor members of the Teamsters Local 399 have reached a brand new three-year tentative contract take care of studios.
The deal was introduced on Feb. 26 by Local 399, which struck the settlement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). Details of the tentative settlement shall be shared early subsequent week adopted by a digital informational assembly slated for Saturday, March 5. Members will then vote electronically on the tentative settlement. The member-led negotiating committee is unanimously recommending ratification.
The deal will now go to members for a ratification vote. Teamsters Local 399 recording secretary and International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ Western vice president-elect Lindsay Dougherty headed up negotiations on behalf of the union.
“Location professionals in Hollywood serve as the liaisons for the Studios between businesses, neighborhoods, historic landmarks and the general public. This group of highly skilled professionals are an essential component to ensure production continues throughout the State. The extent of their tireless work is often underappreciated,” mentioned Dougherty. “By way of these negotiations, we sought to shine light on their important contributions to the industry in the form of significant economic gains to chip away at making this group whole.”
The new contract comes only a few weeks after members of the identical Local voted to ratify a brand new three-year “Black Book” settlement, with 89 % of voting members opting to assist the deal. Casting director and site managers contract negotiations adopted these for the “Black Book” contract.
The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to the AMPTP for remark.