I got an e-mail today from one of my labor relations pals at a Major Studio. ("Labor Relations Departments" are part of every large company, staffed by lawyers and non-lawyers. They deal with all the different Hollywood Unions. Of which we are one.)
He's part of the committee with which TAG will be meeting about overtime issues, and his message, slightly paraphrased, goes as follows:
We're still working to get the whole committee together for a meeting, and it's difficult with all the other talks going on. But we're working on it..
If you could get us a list of examples for non-payment of overtime, that would be helpful...
And so forth and so on.
Now. I have my own list of uncompensated overtime problems, but if you have firsthand knowledge of examples of non-payment of o.t. at one of our signator studios*, I would like you to put your example down below in comments.
And if you want to be part of the o.t. committee, e-mail me or call me at the office.
*DreamWorks, Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros. Animation, Universal Cartoon Studios, Sony Adelaide ... or some studio I've overlooked.