2 May 2014 12:38 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mum’s the word on the upcoming SAG-AFTRA contract talks.

The performers union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to a news blackout on their upcoming negotiations on a master contract.

Talks are set to start Monday at the AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks. The lead negotiator for the AMPTP will be President Carol Lombardini. SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard chairs the union’s negotiating committee and National Executive Director David White will serve as SAG-AFTRA’s chief negotiator.

“The parties also announced that the upcoming negotiations will be conducted under a formal news blackout,” the union and the AMPTP said. “We have no further comment at this time.”

The decision to keep the talks under the radar is not a surprise. Leaders of the performers’ union — who have been assiduously non-confrontational in recent years — have opted to keep a low-profile on the »

- Dave McNary

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