Following from SAG/AFTRA Website:
Paper Empire is a series being produced by Inner Circle Films LLC. Please be advised that this series is not being produced under the terms of a SAG-AFTRA contract.
As a reminder, Global Rule One stipulates that a member may not perform any services as a performer nor make an agreement to perform services as a performer for any producer who has not executed a basic minimum agreement with SAG-AFTRA which is in full force and effect, in any jurisdiction in which there is a SAG-AFTRA national collective bargaining agreement in place.
Therefore, unless and until the producers of this series enter into a contract with SAG-AFTRA, employment on this series will constitute a violation of Global Rule One and will subject SAG-AFTRA members to possible disciplinary proceedings which may result in a reprimand, fine, suspension, or expulsion from membership.
If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Krensky at (305) 663-7077 or via email at Leslie.Krensky@sagaftra.org.
Bottom line, as far as your union is concerned, until the above company reaches a SAG/AFTRA agreement, any contract you sign with them ain’t worth the paper it’s printed on!
The Ol’ SAG Watchdog
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