Aside from union contracts with health and pension benefits, what does the Editors Guild have to offer its members?
Collective bargaining -- the negotiation and enforcement of employment contracts -- is the chief function of any labor union. But, beyond our efforts to improve working conditions, the Editors Guild is a fellowship of post-production professionals joining together for our mutual benefit.
The Guild offers extensive training opportunities for members, so that folks are able to develop their skills and stay abreast of the latest technology. We host regular mixers for folks to build stronger professional and social networks. We maintain an “available list,” a database of the resumes of members looking for work, searchable by signatory employers. Our award-winning publication, CineMontage, celebrates and informs folks working in the crafts we represent.
A union isn’t merely an agent for collective bargaining; it’s a community that comes together so that we might all be stronger.
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