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SAG-AFTRA & NPR Ratify Strike-Averting Contract Deal – Update

31 July, 2017 (10:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 31, 2017 10:10am UPDATED with statement, 10:10 AM: SAG-AFTRA and NPR today issued a joint statement about their ratification of a contract deal that averts a strike against the radio pubcaster: Related SAG-AFTRA Finalizes Field Of Candidates For President, Secretary-Treasurer The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and […]

Matt Loeb Re-Elected IATSE President!

20 July, 2017 (14:13) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 20, 2017 12:55pm Matt Loeb, running unopposed, was re-elected to a four-year term as president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees today at the union’s 68th Quadrennial Convention in Hollywood, FL. Loeb, who’s been president of IATSE since 2008, hasn’t had to stand for election once in the last […]

More Tempers Flare At SAG-AFTRA Contract Meeting In New York!

18 July, 2017 (14:21) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 18, 2017 1:41pm There was more heated opposition to SAG-AFTRA’s new film and TV contract at an informational meeting yesterday in New York, with opposing board candidates nearly coming to blows, according to multiple sources. The rare intersection of the contract vote and the union’s election season also created a tense […]

Esai Morales Scuffles With Security Guard At Wild SAG-AFTRA Meeting

17 July, 2017 (12:24) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 17, 2017 10:47am Tempers flared at a raucous SAG-AFTRA informational meeting in Burbank yesterday when a security guard grabbed presidential candidate Esai Morales and tussled with him, yanking the microphone out of his hands as he tried to speak to the members from the floor about his opposition to the union’s […]

SAG-AFTRA Board Approves New Film and TV Pac

16 July, 2017 (13:17) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 16, 2017 12:02 am The SAG-AFTRA national board of directors has approved the union’s new film and TV contract, which the union says will generate an additional $256 million for performers over the next three years. It will now go to the members for final ratification. “This is a forward-looking package with […]