Thursday, 7 May 2015

JOINT STATEMENT BY PRODUCERS BODIES DATED 6TH MAY, 2015



Subsequent to a meeting between officials/representatives of Producers Bodies (Guild,

IFTPC and IMPPA) and the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on 5th May,

2015, it was unanimously decided that FWICE will call off the proposed strike of its 22 crafts

from 6th May, 2015.

In the said meeting the revised wages for Hindi films and television programmes were

mutually agreed upon along with other issues such as payment of One Shift for

film/television Shoots scheduled anywhere in India, even for shoots outside Mumbai, Non

Stoppage of Shooting for any reason whatsoever by FWICE or its affiliates and many others

points were discussed and agreed upon and will be added in the New Memorandum of

Understanding (MoU).

It was also decided that a Joint Sub Committee comprising 3-4 representatives each from

Producers Bodies and FWICE to be constituted which will discuss all other issues pertaining

to the New MoU and submit the New MoU as mutually agreed and decided by both

Producers Bodies and FWICE to the Empowered Committee. The New MoU will be signed

latest by 20th June, 2015 with a grace period of one additional week.

The wage increment mutually agreed by Producers Bodies and FWICE will be applicable on

the current wages of members of Allied Mazdoor Union, Junior Artists Association and

Fighters. For the other crafts which fall under contractual agreements between workers and

producers, the base rate for these affiliate members’ will be decided by the Joint Sub

Committee of FWICE and Producers Bodies.

The terms and conditions of MoU including wage revision will be applicable from the date of

signing of MoU.

Dated 6th May 2015

Signed By

For And On Behalf of

 Sd/- Sd/- Sd/-

Mukesh Bhatt T.P. Aggarwal Sajid Nadiadwala

President President President

Guild IMPPA IFTPC

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