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SAG-AFTRA Board Approves Proposals for Film and TV Contract Talks!

22 January, 2017 (00:27) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  January 21, 2017 11:42pm The national board of SAG-AFTRA has overwhelmingly approved the union’s package of proposals for its upcoming negotiations for a new film and TV contract. No date has been set for the negotiations, but the Writers Guild typically follows the Directors Guild, which recently concluded its talks for a […]

Department Of Labor Finds $750,000 Misappropriated From SAG Pension & Health Plans!

20 January, 2017 (18:40) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 20, 2017 1:57pm The U.S. Department of Labor has found that more than $750,000 was misappropriated from the SAG Pension & Health Plans, according to guild sources familiar with the probe. The money has been repaid by the Plans’ insurer, and the DoL’s investigation was closed last month. Guild sources say […]

DGA Investigating Threats Against Members Working On Trump Inauguration!

19 January, 2017 (17:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  January 19, 2017 5:17 pm  The Directors Guild is investigating threats against guild members working on the TV coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremonies. The anonymous threat, sent via email to more than 60 guild members, called Trump “the monster we all fear” and said “there is no need of naming […]

Teamsters Ratify Commercials Contract!

11 January, 2017 (21:45) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 11, 2017 5:23pm Members of Teamsters Local 399 have voted to ratify the terms of a new five-year commercials contract covering drivers and location managers. The new deal with the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, which goes into effect on February 5, provides for 3% raises in each year of the […]

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Raises A Glass Of Champagne To Aid The Needy.

29 November, 2016 (23:52) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb November 29, 2016 5:26pm In a champagne toast to support the needy, every nominee attending the upcoming SAG Awards show will be asked to sign a giant bottle of Taittinger champagne as they step off the red carpet to enter the ballroom. For every signature, Champagne Taittinger will make a donation […]