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Archive for tag: Membership First

Patricia Richardson Withdraws as Ken Howard’s Replacement as SAG-AFTRA President!

26 March, 2016 (00:17) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave Mc Nary Film Reporter for Variety March 25, 25 UPDATE, 4:36 p.m. — Patricia Richardson has declared that she does not want to succeed the late Ken Howard as president of SAG-AFTRA. A Change.org petition drive was launched Thursday for Richardson to replace Howard. Richardson received 46% of the vote last August in […]

57 SAG-AFTRA L.A. Members Seek to Fire Exec Director David White!

7 March, 2016 (23:15) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary Courtesy of SAG AFTRA March 7, 2016 | 04:29PM PT Fifty-seven Los Angeles SAG-AFTRA members are seeking to dismiss David White, the union’s national executive director since 2009. The action, approved Sunday in a 57-40 vote at the SAG-AFTRA Local annual meeting, means that the question will go to […]

SAG-AFTRA Honors Anne-Marie Johnson and Morgan Fairchild in Echo of Past Battles…

7 March, 2016 (13:02) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

4:27 PM PST 3/6/2016 by Jonathan Handel The activists and former board members received the Los Angeles local’s Ralph Morgan Award. SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles local awarded its highest honor Sunday to two former board members whose devoted service to SAG and AFTRA put them on opposite sides of the fights that wracked the actors’ unions […]

SAG-AFTRA election: Why the Ken Howard-Patricia Richardson contest was so close!

22 August, 2015 (12:25) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

By Richard Verrier LA Times Aug 21 2015  2:00 pm   Ken Howard, the veteran actor who starred in the 1970s TV series “The White Shadow,” defeated “Home Improvement” actress Patricia Richardson to remain president of Hollywood’s largest entertainment union. But the race was closer than expected and Richardson’s camp won a surprise victory when […]

Patricia Richardson on SAG-AFTRA Election: ‘Ken Howard Does Not Get a Mandate’

21 August, 2015 (23:36) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

August 21, 2015 | 06:25PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary SAG-AFTRA’s political battles are going to intensify in the wake of an improved showing in Thursday’s election by the opposition Membership First faction. Ken Howard was re-elected to a two-year term to the presidency over “Home Improvement” star Patricia Richardson with 53.7% of the vote […]