In less than three weeks, musicians will begin bargaining with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) for the motion picture and TV film contract.
Now it’s our turn to negotiate a fair and sustainable contract – just like our fellow unions WGA and SAG-AFTRA did.
On Monday, January 22, 2024, at 9 a.m., musicians will be marching in front of the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks to take us directly into that day’s negotiations with a great wave of support from members and fellow union allies.
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More than 20 AFM Local 47 musicians turned out to the Day of Solidarity march and rally outside of Disney Studios in Burbank on Aug. 22. Thousands of union members, labor leaders and community supporters gathered to deliver a singular message to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on behalf of striking WGA/SAG-AFTRA members: “We are not backing down!”
Stephanie O’Keefe, President, AFM Local 47
AFM Local 47 President Stephanie O’Keefe joined a stage full of labor and community leaders, and proud union members, to deliver a powerful speech to a crowd of thousands in support of striking writers and actors who are standing strong in their fight for a fair contract. Continue reading
On Dec. 14, 2022, striking UAW academic workers at UCLA saw an impressive display of support at a morning rally, where LA County Federation of Labor President Yvonne Wheeler delivered words of encouragement, and union activist Tom Morello performed his signature protest songs. Continue reading
UPDATE 8/4/2016: Today, UFCW reports that the union reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, pending ratification by their membership. Congratulations to members of UFCW and their leadership on this new agreement, and thank you to our members who turned out in support of our sisters and brothers! Standing together, we win. Sign up for Local 47 Action Alerts @ bit.ly/L47actionalerts
On Aug 2, 2016, hundreds of union members marched & rallied in support of Vons, Albertsons & Ralphs workers fighting to . Continue reading
Workers are fed up. Fed up with companies like McDonald’s that rake in billions each year while workers can’t make ends meet.
Fed up with impossible choices – between paying bills, feeding our kids or just keeping a roof over our heads.
And we won’t be ignored any longer. On April 14 across California, we’re standing up for $15 and union rights. Will you be there with us?
YES! It’s time for $15 and union rights. I want to stand with workers on April 14!