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Labor Department Document Sheds New Light On Secret 2011 SAG Dues Hike; Union Responds – Update

7 July, 2017 (17:57) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 7, 2017 4:14pm UPDATED with SAG-AFTRA statement, 5:14 PM: A U.S. Department of Labor document obtained by SAG-AFTRA presidential candidate Peter Antico is raising new questions about the Screen Actors Guild’s decision to secretly raise the dues of 771 high-earning actors back in 2011. The secret dues hike, which reportedly raised […]

Struck Game Companies Invite SAG-AFTRA Back To Bargaining Table!

8 June, 2017 (15:20) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 8, 2017 12:07pm As SAG-AFTRA continues to negotiate a new film and TV contract, nine video game companies the union has been on strike against since last October today invited the union to return to the bargaining table. The walkout is now in its 231st day – by far the longest […]

Actors Alley Casting Workshop Owner Pleads No Contest To Charging For Auditions.

6 June, 2017 (18:20) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  June 6, 2017 5:28pm Bradley Sachs, owner of the Actors Alley casting workshop, has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of charging actors for an audition or employment opportunity, a violation of the California Labor Code. Related L.A. City Attorney Busts Five Casting Workshops For Charging For Auditions As part […]

Industry Job-Training Bill Passes California Assembly!

31 May, 2017 (17:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 31, 2017 1:59pm he California Assembly has voted 73-0 to approve legislation that would boost funding for entertainment industry job-training programs. The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would increase funding by $1 million to train high schoolers and community college students for below-the-line jobs. The bill, AB 1664, […]

SAG-AFTRA Makes Inroads As Video Game Strike Drags On.

16 May, 2017 (11:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 15, 2017 5:55pm David Robb As SAG-AFTRA prepares for its upcoming round of negotiations for a new film and TV contract, it continues to pressure a different set of employers – video game producers – in a labor dispute that is the longest strike in the history of SAG. Related As […]