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Archive for tag: 2005

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 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 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 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 […]

Jon Voight’s Ad in Variety doesn’t Add Up!

19 April, 2005 (20:23) | 2005, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

  Commentary below ad. Jon left out one little tidbit! The Ol’ Watchdog has heard from more than one source that not only was he doing a non-union movie, but he was also encouraging other SAG actors to do the same thing! You realize that Poor Jon just don’t get it when he says “My […]