CSATF is provided for and governed by the collective bargaining agreement (Basic Agreement of 1996, Article XXV) by and between the Producers, The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees ("I.A.T.S.E."), the Moving Picture Technicians Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories, and Canada ("M.P.T.A.A.C."); as well as the collective bargaining agreements by and between the Producers and the Basic Crafts Locals (Article 18).
CSATF is administered by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers ("AMPTP").
Signatory Producers make contributions to CSATF for each hour worked by or guaranteed a covered employee.