Hollywood's unions and management's Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers are gearing up to renegotiate the terms of their return-to-work agreement, which expires on April 30. The companies and the unions have been making minor adjustments to those safety protocols as conditions evolved, but Covid-19 vaccinations have not been required for cast and crew members. That could change, however, now that vaccines are becoming more generally available. SAG-AFTRA said Thursday that "from the start of the pandemic, safety and a safer return to work have been a priority for SAG-AFTRA. Vaccinations are the most vital part in the next phase of combating this virus and getting back to work safely." Related Story SAG-AFTRA Says Industry's Return-To-Work Protocols Have Been ‘A Remarkable Success’ Watch Sterling K. Brown, Alec Baldwin, Jane Lynch and others encourage vaccination in a new series of videos here . The film and TV companies' agreement with the DGA , SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and the Teamsters was reached on Sept. 21, 2020 – nearly three months before the first Covid-19 vaccine was administered in the U.S. The 57-page agreement between the companies and the unions only mentions "vaccine" once, stating: "The provisions of this Agreement have been negotiated… Read full this story
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