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Archive for tag: merger

SAG-AFTRA Presidential Election Heats Up as Candidates Launch Attacks

1 August, 2017 (13:20) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary August 1, 2017 | 12:29PM PT SAG-AFTRA’s election has gone into the hot zone with adversaries denouncing each other in a bid to sway the 144,000 performer members. The key race is for the presidency, with incumbent Gabrielle Carteris heading the Unite for Strength slate and facing a challenge from […]

Hollywood Credit Union Mega-Merger In Works!

8 June, 2017 (00:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 7, 2017 4:41pm EXCLUSIVE: Two of Hollywood’s biggest and oldest credit unions are becoming one, the latest in a series of mergers that have consolidated many of the industry’s member-owned, nonprofit financial cooperatives. The latest tie-up will fold the Musicians’ Interguild Credit Union, with its $73 million in assets, into the […]

SAG-AFTRA Blasts Accusatory Letter as Hollywood Labor Turmoil Accelerates!

22 April, 2017 (12:24) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

11:04 AM PDT 4/22/2017 by Jonathan Handel With a potential Writers Guild strike looming, SAG-AFTRA is suddenly drawn towards a whirlpool by an election-season letter on the eve of the actors’ own studio negotiations. A day after a group of nine actors, including former SAG president Ed Asner, sent SAG-AFTRA a long letter alleging “breach […]

SAG-AFTRA’s Six-Month Video Game Strike Left Out Of Highlight Reel For Merger Anniversary.

21 April, 2017 (15:52) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  April 21, 2017 10:26am SAG-AFTRA has posted a new video on its website celebrating the fifth anniversary of the merger of SAG and AFTRA. “A lot has happened in the last five years,” notes the video , but it fails to make any mention of a key event in the merged union’s […]

Celebrating Our 5th Anniversary!

3 April, 2017 (18:45) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

 Following from SAG-AFTRA Website: Celebrating Our 5th Anniversary March 30, 2017, 3:03pm Dear Member, The past five years have been filled with important activity and achievements that were only possible because you made the historic choice to merge SAG and AFTRA. This momentous decision led to the realization of many goals that we worked on […]