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Archive for tag: Ed Asner

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 […]

Plaintiffs in Ed Asner Suit Blast SAG-AFTRA Over $132 Million!

18 December, 2013 (14:24) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

  Hearing set for Jan. 6 Dave McNary  December 18, 2013 | 01:15PM PT Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary Ed Asner and 15 other plaintiffs have blistered SAG-AFTRA over alleged mishandling of $132 million in residuals and foreign royalties a month after the union asked a federal judge to dismiss the complaint. In a filing opposing the […]

Ed Asner, SAG-AFTRA Trial Date Set for $130 Mil Suit!!!

17 October, 2013 (18:21) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

Suit alleges mishandling of residuals, foreign royalties   Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary October 17, 2013 | 04:13PM PT SAG-AFTRA is facing a June 24 jury trial in the lawsuit filed against the union by Ed Asner and 15 other members over alleged mishandling of $130 million in residuals and foreign royalties. U.S. District Court […]