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The Race Is On: Peter Antico First To Announce Candidacy For SAG-AFTRA President!

14 March, 2017 (17:03) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Courtesy Peter Antioco by David Robb March 14, 2017 3:48pm Peter Antico, one of the most outspoken critics of SAG-AFTRA’s leadership, has announced he’ll be a candidate for president of the 160,000-member performers’ union. The election will be held in August, and he’s the first to announce his candidacy. Antico, a veteran actor and stunt […]

New SAG-AFTRA Health Plan to Take Effect Jan. 1, 2017!

8 June, 2016 (13:01) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Los Angeles (June 8, 2016) — The trustees of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) – Producers Health Plan and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) Health Fund have approved the merger of the two plans. The new SAG-AFTRA Health Plan will provide comprehensive medical, hospital, mental health, prescription drug, dental, vision and other […]

Membership Petition Demands a Qualified Audit of the SAG P&H and AFTRA H&R Plans!

2 May, 2016 (13:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  W.T. Door United States WE, THE MEMBERS OF SAG-AFTRA, ARE DEMANDING AN IMMEDIATE, FORENSIC AUDIT OF BOTH THE SAG-PRODUCERS PENSION AND HEALTH PLANS AND THE AFTRA H&R PLANS FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS: Despite multiple charges of malfeasance and embezzlement being brought against high ranking staff at SAG P&H, AND the criminal indictment and conviction of […]

Gabrielle Carteris Elected SAG-AFTRA President!

9 April, 2016 (21:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  5:25 PM PDT 4/9/2016 by Jonathan Handel   She was elected by the union’s board and will serve until August 2017. Actor Gabrielle Carteris, who has been serving as SAG-AFTRA’s acting president since the death last month of Ken Howard, was elected president Saturday by the union’s board to fill out the remainder of Howard’s […]

(Analysis) Next for SAG-AFTRA? Gabrielle Carteris Steps in as mourns Ken Howard.

23 March, 2016 (21:07) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

 5:59 PM PDT 3/23/2016 by Jonathan Handel The passing of Ken Howard comes at a critical time for the union he loved. The death of actor and SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard on Wednesday triggered mourning from Hollywood notables and union activists, with one calling this reporter from the streets of New York distraught and disbelieving […]