Editors Guild Leader Cathy Repola Rebukes IATSE President Matt Loeb In Year-End Missive

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In a year-end message to her members, Cathy Repola, national executive director of Editors Guild Local 700, said that IATSE president Matt Loeb “had no interest in any input from me” during the union’s recent negotiations for a new film and TV contract…

IATSE President Matt Loeb Rebukes Editors Guild Leaders; Calls Their Retaliation Claims Wrong And “Irresponsible”

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IATSE president Matt Loeb has sternly rebuked Editors Guild leaders Cathy Repola and Alan Heim, telling them that their claim that she was removed as a director of the union’s pension and health plans in retaliation for her opposition to IATSE’s new fi…

Editors Guild’s Cathy Repola Cries Foul After IATSE President Matt Loeb Boots Her From Seat On Pension & Health Plans

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EXCLUSIVE: IATSE international president Matt Loeb has unceremoniously booted Cathy Repola off the board of directors of the union’s pension and health plans after she tangled with him over the ratification of the union’s new film and TV contract. Repo…

As Contract Vote Nears, IATSE Pension Plan Takes A Hit On Investments In First Half Of 2018

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EXCLUSIVE: Rosy projections that the underfunded Motion Picture Industry Pension Plan will be 100% funded by 2032 already have hit an early speed bump.
That projection, made earlier this year by the Plan’s actuary, was based in part on the $3.8 billio…

Editors Guild Says New Media Contract So “Narrow” It Won’t Deliver On Residuals Promise

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In recommending a “no vote” on the ratification of new IATSE film and TV contract, Editors Guild Local 700 says that the pact’s new media residuals formula has such an “extraordinarily narrow scope” that it “excludes nearly all of new media.” In a post…

Editors Guild Answers IATSE President Matt Loeb’s “Baseless” Claims Against Its Leader

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Cathy Repola, the national executive director of the Editors Guild, has fired back at IATSE president Matt Loeb, who earlier today accused her of having “violated federal labor law” by taking part in the union’s recent negotiations for a new film and T…

IATSE Boss & Editors Guild Civil War Goes All ‘Hamilton’ With New Petition

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EXCLUSIVE: In a letter circulating union inboxes today, dozens of IATSE members have come to Matthew Loeb’s defense over claims by the Motion Picture Editors Guild of recent “unprofessional and potentially illegal acts” and disparaging remarks by the I…

Editors Guild’s Board Votes Unanimously To Urge Members To Reject New IATSE Film & TV Contract

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EXCLUSIVE: The Editors Guild’s board of directors voted unanimously today to recommend that members vote “No” on the ratification of a new IATSE film and TV contract. The move comes just two days after IATSE reached a tentative agreement with managemen…

Editors Guild Exec Director To Recommend “Non-Ratification” Of IATSE’s Tentative Contract Deal – Update

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UPDATED, 2:25 PM: The executive director of IATSE Editors Guild Local 700 is not happy with the tentative contract deal that IATSE struck with producers today. In a communique to her members, Cathy Repola said that the local’s president will be calling…