The SAG-AFTRA national board has unanimously ratified a new three-year TV and basic cable animation agreement.
The agreement, retroactive to July 1, 2014, was struck Sept. 9 after only three days of negotiation.
It includes an 8.7% pay raise compounded annually over the life of the contract; boost contributions to pension, health benefits and retirement funds, combines the TV and basic cable deals into a single agreement; a reduction in unpaid online streaming windows and a new residual from free, on-demand pay-TV viewing via a cable box.
The board, which wrapped up its meeting Sunday afternoon (Oct. 12), also gave a new four-year contract to national executive director David White, and approved proposals for the upcoming Network TV Code negotiations.
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