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SAG-AFTRA Board To Hear Proposal To Lower Stunt Performers’ Full Retirement Age!

9 February, 2018 (16:11) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    By David Robb February 9, 2018 1:38pm Hollywood’s stunt performers — whose careers, like those of professional athletes, tend to decline after a certain age — have been lobbying the SAG Pension Plan, without success, for decades to allow them to retire with full benefits at age 55. They can currently take early […]

SAG Awards Movies: Blow For ‘The Post’and Boost For ‘Big Sick’ As Actors Muddy The Waters Of A Crazy Season

13 December, 2017 (23:22) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by Pete Hammond December 13, 2017 10:05am Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Lady Bird were the big winners in this morning’s SAG Awards nominations that further cement their status in the upper crust of Oscar contenders. But the announcement probably was just as significant for what the group left out. Meryl Streep, Tom […]

Mike Hodge, ‘Law & Order’ Actor and SAG-AFTRA New York Local President, Dies at 70

10 September, 2017 (20:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary September 10, 2017 | 05:54PM PT Mike Hodge, the president of the SAG-AFTRA New York local, died on Saturday night. He was 70. Hodge was a longtime union activist and was re-elected last month as president of the local chapter. Rebecca Damon, first VP of the New York local, made […]

Esai Morales Threatens Election Fraud Complaint If “Petty Politics” Continue At SAG-AFTRA

17 August, 2017 (12:53) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  August 17, 2017 11:14am Esai Morales is on a mission. He’s running for president of SAG-AFTRA, but more importantly, he says, he’s on a crusade to change the union’s culture. The union’s current leaders, he says, have put their own “petty partisan politics over the needs of the members, and that needs […]

SAG-AFTRA Finalizes Field Of Candidates For President, Secretary-Treasurer

20 July, 2017 (23:27) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb July 20, 2017 7:10p It’s official: Five candidates have thrown their hats into the ring in the race to become president of SAG AFTRA. Incumbent Gabrielle Carteris will face off against challengers Esai Morales, Peter Antico, Robert B. Martin Jr. and Marilyn Monrovia. Three other candidates are running for national […]