BULLETIN #11 - APRIL 14, 2017

The NABET-CWA ABC Locals have tabulated the votes for the Disney/ABC ratification balloting concerning the March 8, 2017 tentative agreement. The Network Negotiating Committee is reporting that eligible NABET-CWA members employed by ABC/Disney have ratified the Master Agreement.

The previous Master Agreement expired on March 31, 2017. The new ratified agreement covers broadcast technicians, newswriters, producers, desk assistants, publicists, and plant maintenance personnel, at various Company Network and TV station operations in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco. 

Most of the terms and conditions of the new agreement are effective April 1, 2017, unless otherwise stated in any individual proposal contained in the March 8, 2017 contract offer. 

The first annual wage increase of 2.5% is retroactive to April 1, 2017.

You can review the Summary document prepared by the NNC, as well as the complete Tentative Agreement, by visiting your Local website or the Sector website ( 

In Solidarity, 

NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee