Cast & Crew Names Juli Totta as Vice President, Labor Relations
November 7, 2018
Current Department Head Shirley White to Retire in January 2019
BURBANK, CA – Cast & Crew, which provides payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry, today announced the promotion of Juli Totta to Vice President, Labor Relations. She will assume the department-leadership responsibilities currently held by Shirley White, who retires in January 2019 after more than 34 years at the company.
Totta has 30-plus years of experience working in the entertainment industry. She has been with Cast & Crew for more than 13 years, focused on labor relations and payroll, and is skilled in several areas of entertainment payroll, including contract interpretation. In her new role, Totta will report to Kathy Fisher, Vice President of Payroll Operations Support Services.
White has spent her entire career at Cast & Crew, specializing in production accounting, payroll operations, client support, pension, health and welfare regulations and labor relations.
“Shirley has long guided our labor relations capability with distinction and character and all of us at Cast & Crew are grateful for what she has meant to this company,” said Kriege Janz, Senior Vice President, Operations. “She has been both a great mentor and example to her colleagues and a true partner to our clients.”
“Going forward, we also are extremely fortunate to have someone like Juli ready to step up and take over for Shirley. With her broad and deep understanding of entertainment labor relations, I know Juli will be a great asset to Cast & Crew as we continue to move through an exciting time in our company’s evolution.”
Janz noted that Cast & Crew’s labor relations team comprises 12 dedicated staff, with more than 145 years of combined labor relations payroll experience, who provide guidance on industry practices, collective-bargaining agreement interpretation, contract administration, union relations and audit assistance.
About Cast & Crew
Cast & Crew (www.castandcrew.com) provides payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. Cast & Crew’s services include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers’ compensation services, labor relations, and production incentives management and financing. Cast & Crew’s PSL production accounting software serves the needs of the film, television and digital media industries. The company was founded in 1976, and its corporate headquarters are in Burbank, California. In 2015, global technology investing leader Silver Lake became the controlling shareholder of Cast & Crew.