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Archive for tag: Ed Asner

A Quick Review: SAG-AFTRA Magazine Spring 2017

24 May, 2017 (19:05) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Well it certainly is Glossy!  Lots and lots of photos! Our President is “amazed  at what we’ve accomplished together…”   Ah, okay!   She goes on, “‘The Crown is Magnificent.”   No wait that’s from the next page. I especially enjoyed our National Executive Director David White boldly  stating, (“We must remain focused on what matters most — our […]

SAG-AFTRA Leaders Threatened With Suit Over Alleged Misconduct (EXCLUSIVE)

21 April, 2017 (18:28) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary April 21, 2017 | 03:58PM PT Former SAG president Ed Asner and eight other SAG-AFTRA members have accused the union’s leadership of extensive misconduct and threatened to file a federal lawsuit if the policies are not corrected. Variety has learned that the United Screen Artists Committee delivered a letter of […]

Ed Asner Running for SAG-AFTRA National Board!

10 July, 2015 (20:51) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary  (EXCLUSIVE) Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary Three decades after serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, Ed Asner is seeking a SAG-AFTRA national board seat as part of the Membership First slate, Variety has learned exclusively.“I still have hopes of making the union more viable,” Asner told Variety. “I don’t think we present a […]

SAG-AFTRA Funds Held in Trust Jump 16% to $153 Million!!

30 July, 2014 (20:43) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

  July 30, 2014 | 07:08PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust have jumped by 16% to $153 million since last year, according to the union’s latest filing with the federal government. Those funds have been at the center of a long-running dispute, dating back to a 2007 suit filed […]

Two SAG-AFTRA Stories: One The ‘Real’ Deal! The Other ‘Moving!’

23 December, 2013 (22:59) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

Judge Cancels Hearing in Ed Asner’s Case Against SAG-AFTRA December 23, 2013 | 06:03PM PT Hearing had been set for Jan. 6 Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary A federal judge has cancelled a Jan. 6 hearing on motions by SAG-AFTRA to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ed Asner and 15 other plaintiffs over alleged mishandling of […]