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Archive for tag: 2005

SAG Records Dispute Claim That Stuntwoman Worked While Receiving Disability Pay

21 June, 2017 (12:16) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  June 21, 2017 10:52am Leslie Hoffman has been battling the SAG Pension & Health Plans for years, fighting for the benefits she earned during her long and bruising career as one of Hollywood’s top stuntwomen. After she became disabled and unable to work in 2002, she began collecting SAG disability pension benefits. […]

SAG-AFTRA Hit With Costs Over ‘Leave It to Beaver’ Actor’s Lawsuit.

27 January, 2016 (16:52) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary A federal appeals court panel has ruled SAG-AFTRA is on the hook for the $330,000 it paid to Ken Osmond and his attorneys five years ago to settle his class-action suit over foreign tax revenues. In a Jan. 15 ruling, the three-judge panel denied the union’s appeal of a 2013 ruling […]

The Smoking Gun Shoots Down Another BIG FAT LIE that proves It’s time for SAG President Gilbert and AFTRA President Connolly to STEP DOWN for the good of both our great unions!

19 April, 2005 (20:24) | 2005, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

1106992694 67.119.154.239 In the guise of supporting a minority report SAG President Melissa Gilbert & AFTRA President John Connolly profess that “Although the individual national board rules for both SAG and AFTRA provide for a “minority report” in the event 25 percent of that board votes against a proposed contract, there is NO similar rule […]

Lies and disingenuous attempts to stifle the democratic process! If you ever had any doubt that the current leadership doesn’t want you to have the truth on their current contract proposal read the current SAG/AFTRA press release!

19 April, 2005 (20:24) | 2005, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

1106896065 67.119.154.197 In another of their cute little tricks to deceive the membership the current leadership has released the following press release. It purports to support democratic principles, but its intent is just the opposite as you will see. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAG, AFTRA PRESIDENTS ENDORSE INCLUSION OF OPPOSITION VIEWS IN REFERENDUM MATERIALS ON TV/THEATRICAL […]

On behalf of Casting Directors, Teamster Boss tells Nick Counter “Kiss My Ass!”

19 April, 2005 (20:24) | 2005, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

1106861157 67.119.154.197 Thursday January 27, 05:52 PM Hollywood casting agents threaten strike LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Hollywood’s casting directors threatened Wednesday to walk off the job early next week if they are not allowed to organize under the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The absence of the 500 casting directors would affect pilot season casting […]