The Animation Guild Local 839, and its parent union, the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE), negotiate contracts called “collective bargaining agreements” (CBA)—that govern the minimum wages, hours, working conditions and benefits for its members employed at signatory facilities.
Animation Guild Master Collective Bargaining Agreement
Effective August 1, 2015-July 31, 2018
Collective Bargaining Agreements with:
TSL (Walt Disney Animation Studios)
Effective November 1, 2015-October 31, 2018
Sony Pictures Animation (SPA)
Effective September 24, 2013-September 23, 2016
Memorandum of Agreement
Effective September 24, 2010-September 23, 2013
Effective October 9, 2011 – October 8, 2015
Memorandum of Agreement:
WAG Pictures, Inc.
Effective May 1, 2016 – April 30, 2019
The Animation Guild CBA from A to Z
What every Guild member should know about their collective bargaining agreement. A concise summary of the CBA’s most important sections.
Constitution And By-Laws
Any successful organization starts with a set of guiding principles and processes. For our members and staff, the Constitution and By-Laws is the foremost governing document. Refer to this document for rules, regulations and procedures related to how The Animation Guild is governed as well as the responsibilities of a TAG member.
Writers’ Credit Arbitration Manual