Wage, pension increases are retroactive to June 10.
The Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Monday came to terms on new, two-year contracts covering television animation (broadcast) and basic cable animation.
“We have arrived at a fair deal that delivers solid economic gains for our members," SAG said in a statement.
Included in the separate deals are compensation increases, an improved pension contribution rate and a template for compensation in new media.
"These contracts will help to ensure continued production and employment, which is especially critical in today's economy," the AMPTP said in a statement.
The agreements are effective retroactive to June 10 and will expire with the TV/theatrical agreement on June 30, 2011.
Per SAG, the deals include:
– Annual wage increases of 3.0% in 2009 and 3.5% in 2010.
– A .5% increase in pension contributions.
– New-media terms that reflect those negotiated under the TV/theatrical agreement ratified in June.
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