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Gabrielle Carteris Says Her Work As SAG-AFTRA President Isn’t Finished

SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris is seeking two more years in office to finish the work she started with the merger of SAG and AFTRA in 2012. "Finish," however, is a word she rarely uses, as she sees the continuing development of the union as a work in progress. Show More Summary

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

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. Show More Summary

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

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 (watch it above), but it fails to make any mention a key event...Show More Summary

Billy Crystal & Whoopi Goldberg Launch SAG/AFTRA’s Robin Williams Center

Two surviving members of the trio that helped Comic Relief set a high bar for paying it forward saluted the late Robin Williams in New York Wednesday night, as SAG/AFTRA inaugurated the Robin Williams Center For Actors, Broadcasters And Recording Artists. Show More Summary

SAG-AFTRA Owes Unclaimed Residuals To Dozens Of Charities

SAG-AFTRA is holding unclaimed SAG residuals for more than 50 charities and nonprofits, including the SAG Foundation, the AFTRA Foundation and the Actors Fund — all of which have offices in the union’s headquarters in Hollywood. TheShow More Summary

SAG & AFTRA Health Care Plans To Merge In January 2017

Almost five years after SAG and AFTRA merged into one union, the long-disputed health plans of the two guilds will finally become one on January 1, 2017, the union said this morning. Promised since the March 2012 merger of the two Hollywood...Show More Summary

Ken Howard: SAG-AFTRA Merger Is His Hollywood Legacy

Very few men or women alive today can say that they presided over the creation of a major labor union. With the passing of Ken Howard today, there is one fewer. The dream of merging SAG and AFTRA — the two most powerful actors unions...Show More Summary

The Screen Actors Guild Slates Hollywood For Its Diversity Problem

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) have joined the growing list of industry insiders weighing in on the debate over Hollywood’s diversity problem. In a strongly worded statement...Show More Summary

‘Empire’s Lee Daniels Hit With 'Weird' Residuals Lawsuit By SAG-AFTRA

Just over a month after the Empire co-creator was honored by the SAG AFTRA Foundation, SAG-AFTRA sued Lee Daniels today in federal court in a six-year-old battle over residuals. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

‘Empire’s Lee Daniels Hit With “Weird” Residuals Lawsuit By SAG-AFTRA

Just over a month after the Empire co-creator was honored by the SAG Foundation, SAG AFTRA sued Lee Daniels today in federal court in a 6-year old battle over residuals. The union is seeking to have a judge enforce a 2011 arbitration...Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: Ian Rogers Exits Apple • Vine Gets Musical • SAG/AFTRA Streaming Deal • More

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Ken Howard To Seek Re-Election As President Of SAG-AFTRA

Ken Howard will seek re-election as president of SAG-AFTRA. Howard was first elected president of SAG in 2009, won reelection in 2011, and after SAG and AFTRA merged, was elected president of the merged union. "I love my work – both as an actor and as SAG-AFTRA President," he said in a statement. Show More Summary

Stephen Collins -- Resigns From Screen Actors Guild Board

Stephen Collins has resigned his position on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild... following our story that Collins confessed to child molestation and/or exposing himself to 3 young girls.A rep for SAG/AFTRA tells TMZ... Collins…

SAG-AFTRA Agreement Unifies Split TV Contracts

This was one of the main goals of the negotiations on a new three-year deal, the agreement which was tentatively reached overnight. SAG and AFTRA had separate TV deals before their merger. Guild president Ken Howard and national executive...Show More Summary

New Rule Lets Actors Combine SAG & AFTRA Earnings To Qualify For Health Care

As negotiators work to beat the midnight deadline for a new SAG-AFTRA film and TV contract, the union has taken the first major step toward merging its two separate health care plans. Effective tomorrow, actors for the first time can...Show More Summary

Guild Official: Merging SAG and AFTRA TV Deals A Key Goal Of Ongoing Contract Talks

Negotiators for a new SAG-AFTRA film and TV contract have wrapped their second week of bargaining with six weeks to go before the current pact expires and no sign of an early deal. This is the first film and TV contract the union has...Show More Summary

SAG-AFTRA’s MembershipFirst Group Rips NED David White For Considering NBA Union Post

The MembershipFirst faction opposed the merger of SAG and AFTRA and came up short in the united SAG-AFTRA’s first national election last year. Now the group is up in arms over the merged union’s National Executive Director being a candidate for the top job with the NBA players union. Show More Summary

Still No Details On Merger Of SAG & AFTRA Pension, Health, Retirement Plans

The SAG-AFTRA National Board also said today it received news about the progress of the SAG and AFTRA pension, health and retirement plans merger – but provided no details (again) to members: The Board received a report on the progress of reciprocity and/or merger of the SAG-Producers Pension & Health Plans and the AFTRA Health & Retirement Plans. Show More Summary

Latest SAG-AFTRA Board Meeting Provides No Commercial Talks Details To Members

And the needless secrecy continues. No details about the package of proposals for commercials negotiations starting February 14th in NYC. No details about the progress of merger efforts between SAG’s and AFTRA’s health and pension funds. Show More Summary

R.I.P. Martha Greenhouse

New York stage, film and TV actor Martha Greenhouse, who served as a SAG and AFTRA leader for more than four decades, has died. Greenhouse passed away Saturday at the age of 91, according to a statement from SAG-AFTRA. Greenhouse appeared...Show More Summary

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