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Archive for category: SAG Politics

(Analysis) Next for SAG-AFTRA? Gabrielle Carteris Steps in as mourns Ken Howard.

23 March, 2016 (21:07) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

 5:59 PM PDT 3/23/2016 by Jonathan Handel The passing of Ken Howard comes at a critical time for the union he loved. The death of actor and SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard on Wednesday triggered mourning from Hollywood notables and union activists, with one calling this reporter from the streets of New York distraught and disbelieving […]

Ken Howard, Award Winning Actor and SAG-AFTRA President, Dead at 71

23 March, 2016 (15:35) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Brian Hamilton

SAG-AFTRA STATEMENT ON PASSING OF SAG-AFTRA PRESIDENT KEN HOWARD March 23, 2016, 2:03pm (LOS ANGELES, Mar. 23) — The following statement is released on behalf of SAG-AFTRA: We are deeply saddened to announce that SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard passed away today. Ken was an accomplished actor, author, teacher and unionist whose steady leadership as president […]

SAG and AFTRA Health Plans Expected to Merge by January says Sandman.

12 March, 2016 (14:20) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

  ——- 5:37 PM PST 3/11/2016 by Jonathan Handel SAG, AFTRA Health Plans Expected to Merge by January, Says Trustee: Statement on Friday represents the first concrete public statement regarding timing of a plan merger. The SAG and AFTRA health plans, whose still-separate status four years after the two actors unions merged has remained a major […]

57 SAG-AFTRA L.A. Members Seek to Fire Exec Director David White!

7 March, 2016 (23:15) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary Courtesy of SAG AFTRA March 7, 2016 | 04:29PM PT Fifty-seven Los Angeles SAG-AFTRA members are seeking to dismiss David White, the union’s national executive director since 2009. The action, approved Sunday in a 57-40 vote at the SAG-AFTRA Local annual meeting, means that the question will go to […]

SAG-AFTRA Honors Anne-Marie Johnson and Morgan Fairchild in Echo of Past Battles…

7 March, 2016 (13:02) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

4:27 PM PST 3/6/2016 by Jonathan Handel The activists and former board members received the Los Angeles local’s Ralph Morgan Award. SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles local awarded its highest honor Sunday to two former board members whose devoted service to SAG and AFTRA put them on opposite sides of the fights that wracked the actors’ unions […]