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Archive for tag: AFTRA

Watchdog Way Back  Machine: SAG preps for talks!

19 May, 2017 (15:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Let’s Go back to  19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller | [e] — Unions mired in ongoing disputes By DAVE MCNARY  Variety SAG and AFTRA are inching toward the bargaining table over a new basic film-TV contract with the AMPTP next year, even though the two performers unions are […]

SAG-AFTRA’s Six-Month Video Game Strike Left Out Of Highlight Reel For Merger Anniversary.

21 April, 2017 (15:52) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  April 21, 2017 10:26am SAG-AFTRA has posted a new video on its website celebrating the fifth anniversary of the merger of SAG and AFTRA. “A lot has happened in the last five years,” notes the video , but it fails to make any mention of a key event in the merged union’s […]

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Contract Deal for Dancers in Music Videos!

21 April, 2017 (12:00) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNaryTalk April 21, 2017 | 08:23AM PT SAG-AFTRA has reached a tentative agreement with the major record labels for a successor contract covering dancers and other performers in music videos. The original agreement was approved in June 2012. The new two-year agreement was reached in the early evening hours on Thursday. The union […]

Celebrating Our 5th Anniversary!

3 April, 2017 (18:45) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

 Following from SAG-AFTRA Website: Celebrating Our 5th Anniversary March 30, 2017, 3:03pm Dear Member, The past five years have been filled with important activity and achievements that were only possible because you made the historic choice to merge SAG and AFTRA. This momentous decision led to the realization of many goals that we worked on […]

The Race Is On: Peter Antico First To Announce Candidacy For SAG-AFTRA President!

14 March, 2017 (17:03) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Courtesy Peter Antioco by David Robb March 14, 2017 3:48pm Peter Antico, one of the most outspoken critics of SAG-AFTRA’s leadership, has announced he’ll be a candidate for president of the 160,000-member performers’ union. The election will be held in August, and he’s the first to announce his candidacy. Antico, a veteran actor and stunt […]