Wednesday, November 22, 2017

SAG-AFTRA

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

The Hollywood establishment, slow to react to the initial sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, began speaking out against him more forcefully Monday after the powerful studio boss was fired by his own company.

Among those weighing in were his longtime allies and...

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

SAG-AFTRA members have re-elected two of the union’s top ranking officers, choosing Gabrielle Carteris as president and Jane Austin as secretary-treasurer. Their two-year terms begin today (8/24).

Ballots for the national officers election were mailed to approximately 144,000 eligible...

Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) National Board of Directors met Saturday (7/15) in a one-day videoconference plenary and approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). With the...

Tuesday, Jul. 4, 2017

The 4th of July was a day for celebration on the labor front as the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced this morning that they reached a tentative agreement on a new...

Saturday, Jul. 1, 2017

SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have agreed to extend the current motion/picture TV contract “on a day-to-day basis,” according to a joint statement, in order to continue talks toward reaching a new master agreement.

Both sides announced at...

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017

SAG-AFTRA’s National Board of Directors has voted unanimously to ask its full membership for a strike authorization should an agreement not be reached between the union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on a new film/TV contract.

Gabrielle Carteris, SAG-...

Sunday, Apr. 3, 2016

Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) have reached a tentative agreement on successor television and radio commercials contracts, subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA...

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016

Actor Ken Howard, who starred in the 1970s series "The White Shadow" and served as president of SAG-AFTRA, has died at age 71.

The union announced Howard's death Wednesday. No cause of death was given. [ See ...

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

SAG-AFTRA today announced a tentative agreement has been reached with the four major television broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) and other producers on terms for a successor agreement to the SAG-AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television...

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

In national voting completed today, members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. Members approved new, three-year contracts covering theatrical, primetime, and basic cable television production under the 2014 SAG-AFTRA...