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2020 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement Changes

Every three years, the IATSE and AMPTP ratify the IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement. To help you prepare for budgeting, hiring crew, and discussing benefits for your future productions, we've outlined the most recent primary tier, wage, fringe...
28 April 2020

News, Budgets

The Filmmakers Guide to the Industry

They say there is no better way to learn than by doing. It's especially true in filmmaking, but if you're not ready to roll up your sleeves and get in the mix, you can always talk to the people who have. Or just tune into The Filmmaker’s Guide to...
09 April 2020

News, Production

Work Sharing and Unemployment Insurance

In some states, employees have the option to apply for state specific unemployment insurance or employee work sharing benefits due to a reduction in work hours.
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

Employer Tax Credits

Covered employers qualify for dollar-for-dollar reimbursement through tax credits for all qualifying wages paid under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act). Qualifying wages are those paid to an employee who takes leave under the Act for...
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 18, 2020 to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Act includes the following provisions for certain public employers, and private employers with fewer than 500...
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

Unemployment Insurance Resources and FAQs for Employees

As the COVID-19 situation evolves and productions slow down, go remote, and even stop in some cases, we continue to receive questions about unemployment insurance benefits.
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Employers

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we continue to receive questions from concerned productions. While the severity of COVID-19 or how many people will fall ill is currently unknown, employers should be proactive in implementing prevention strategies...
09 March 2020

News, Production, COVID-19 Updates

Avoid a Trip to the Bank with Direct Deposit

Direct deposit is a simpler, easier, more secure, and eco-friendly alternative to using paper checks.
09 March 2020

News, Digital Solutions, COVID-19 Updates

GreenSlate Payroll Operations Expand to Burbank, CA

GreenSlate is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest office in Burbank, California to offer even better accessibility to Los Angeles-area clients, along with the company's Wilshire Boulevard location in West Los Angeles.
28 February 2020

News

Changes to MPIPHP Contribution Rates

New contribution rates to take effect March 22, 2020.
17 February 2020

News, 2020 Updates