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SAG-AFTRA: Amy Aquino’s Falling Out With President Ken Howard!

3 August, 2015 (11:50) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb August 2, 2015 4:46pm SAG-AFTRA secretary-treasurer Amy Aquino is turning out to be a major wildcard in the union’s upcoming elections. A co-founder of Ken Howard’s Unite for Strength slate, she had been his top running mate in the union’s last election, and before the merger, had been his top running mate […]

Important SAG-AFTRA Meetings!

14 July, 2015 (00:28) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

I couldn’t find this info on the SAG-AFTRA website that I received this afternoon in an email from SAG-AFTRA.  According to the email there will be  membership meetings concerning SAG-AFTRA’s Organizing and Recapture initiative tomorrow July 14 (7pm-9pm) and Wed. July 15th (10 am-noon) at SAG-AFTRA,  5757 Wilshire Blvd, James Cagney Boardroom, LA, CA 90036 […]

(Update: Photos Added) Huge turnout For SAG-AFTRA membership Meeting!

29 April, 2015 (13:51) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

According to initial reports there was a huge turnout for today’s membership meetings.  The overflow LA crowd was herded into several rooms to view the proceedings on monitors to watch President Howard read prepared remarks to the membership both here in LA and around the country!  The message was basically this!  Our union work is […]

Location Filming in LA Down!!!

15 January, 2014 (15:59) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

On Location Location filming in L.A. down sharply in last 20 years, report says http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-on-location-20140114,0,7107787.story#ixzz2qVrp77CF By Richard Verrier January 14, 2014, 12:00 p.m. Despite gains in feature and television production last year, Los Angeles experienced whopping losses in location film activity over the last two decades as Hollywood took its show on the road, according […]

(R.I.P. Joseph Ruskin) Motion Picture Fund, Union Agree on Deal!

31 December, 2013 (12:20) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

By Richard Verrier    LA Times December 30, 2013, 10:39 a.m. The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing its nursing staff have agreed to a new contract, ending a year-long labor dispute at the Woodland Hillls-based retirement community. On Friday, members of SEIU-UHW overwhelmingly voted in favor of a new three-year contract that […]