×

Once registered, you can:

  • - Read additional free articles each month
  • - Comment on articles and featured creative work
  • - Get our curated newsletters delivered to your inbox

By registering you agree to our privacy policy, terms & conditions and to receive occasional emails from Ad Age. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Are you a print subscriber? Activate your account.

Advertisers take strikers to NLRB

Published on .

Advertisers struck back against striking members of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television & Radio Artists by filing charges with the National Labor Relations Board for unfair labor practices. The Joint Policy Committee of the Association of National Advertisers and the American Association of Advertising Agencies charges the unions violate the National Labor Relations Act because they will bar any actors from future union membership if they work for advertisers during the strike. Advertisers also filed charges SAG/AFTRA struck over unlawful demands that commercials contracts be expanded to include work done in Canada and Mexico, as well as for commercials produced for the Internet. The SAG/AFTRA strike began two days ago over payment changes the unions wanted for broadcast, cable and the Internet commercials.

Copyright May 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

Most Popular
In this article: