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Archive for tag: SAG

Watchdog Way Back  Machine: SAG preps for talks!

19 May, 2017 (15:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Let’s Go back to  19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller | [e] — Unions mired in ongoing disputes By DAVE MCNARY  Variety SAG and AFTRA are inching toward the bargaining table over a new basic film-TV contract with the AMPTP next year, even though the two performers unions are […]

Hollywood guilds flex their muscle as union influence declines nationwide!

10 May, 2017 (18:44) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

David NgContact Reporter May 9, 2017 LA Times The entertainment industry marches to the tune of box-office receipts and TV ratings, but the chorus of union pride can still be heard loud and clear at the highest echelons of corporate Hollywood. As union membership continues to decline nationwide, Hollywood remains a bastion of organized labor, […]

With A New WGA Contract In Place, Now It’s SAG-AFTRA’s Turn To Deal.

2 May, 2017 (14:17) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 2, 2017 1:09pm Now that the WGA has reached a deal on new film and TV contract, it’s SAG-AFTRA’s turn, and the actors union will be tackling many of the same issues the writers dealt with when it sits down with management this month to hammer out a new three-year pact. […]

SAG-AFTRA Board to Ask Outside Counsel to Review Misconduct Allegations!

23 April, 2017 (23:56) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary April 23, 2017 | 07:56PM PT The national board of SAG-AFTRA will ask outside counsel to review recent allegations of alleged misconduct by the union’s leaders. The board, in a statement passed unanimously on Sunday, also blasted the United Screen Artists Committee for making the allegations. Variety reported exclusively on […]

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 […]