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Archive for tag: President Gabrielle Carteris

SAG-AFTRA Chief Exec David White Addresses Industry’s Sexual Harassment Epidemic

29 November, 2017 (15:41) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb November 29, 2017 12:07pm In his first public pronouncement on Hollywood’s ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White said in a letter to the union’s members that sexual harassment “has been a scourge in the entertainment industry for decades, but the recent revelations that have fed headlines across the […]

She’s Back

24 August, 2017 (19:35) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

SAG-AFTRA Members Elect Gabrielle Carteris President of SAG-AFTRA Jane Austin Re-elected Secretary-Treasurer SAG-AFTRA members have elected two of the union’s top ranking officers, choosing Gabrielle Carteris as president and Jane Austin as secretary-treasurer. Their two-year terms begin today. Ballots for the national officers election were mailed to approximately 144,000 eligible voters on July 25, 2017, […]

SAG-AFTRA Leaders Threatened With Suit Over Alleged Misconduct (EXCLUSIVE)

21 April, 2017 (18:28) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary April 21, 2017 | 03:58PM PT Former SAG president Ed Asner and eight other SAG-AFTRA members have accused the union’s leadership of extensive misconduct and threatened to file a federal lawsuit if the policies are not corrected. Variety has learned that the United Screen Artists Committee delivered a letter of […]

SAG-AFTRA Seeks to Join IMDb Suit Over Actor-Age Law!

10 January, 2017 (22:19) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary 0 January 10, 2017 | 01:28PM PT SAG-AFTRA has asked to become a defendant in IMDb.com’s lawsuit to invalidate the new state law requiring the IMDB Pro subscription website to remove actors ages if requested. IMDb sued former California attorney general Kamala Harris in November over the law. In a […]

California Passes Law Requiring Removal of Actor Ages by Database Sites!

24 September, 2016 (22:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary37 September 24, 2016 | 05:15PM California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring entertainment database sites, such as IMDb, to remove an actor’s age if requested by the actor. The legislation, authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier), was signed into law on Saturday by Brown, according to the […]