Thursday, Sep. 16, 2021

The Joint Policy Committee ("JPC") and SAG-AFTRA have issued requirements for producers that wish to issue policies mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for performers in commercials. These requirements are included in an ...

Friday, Sep. 3, 2021

Fran Drescher and Joely Fisher have been chosen by SAG-AFTRA’s national membership to fill the respective roles of president and secretary-treasurer, two of the union’s highest-ranking offices. Their two-year terms began immediately. 

A total of 122,154 ballots were mailed. Of the total...

Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021

The Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), together with the Alliance of Motion...

Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021

In its continuing effort to eliminate sexual harassment and protect its members at work, SAG-AFTRA has instituted two significant initiatives that will help protect and support its members: the first industrywide accreditation for intimacy coordinator training programs and registry, and a tool...

Monday, Sep. 21, 2020

The unions representing casts and crews have reached an agreement with the major studios on protocols to allow the industry to safely re-open. The protocols pave the way for creative workers, who have been hard hit by the pandemic, to resume their crafts and livelihoods in workplaces redesigned...

Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have reached a tentative agreement on the 2020 SAG-AFTRA TV Animation Contracts.

The new TV Animation agreements cover animated...

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2020

In national voting completed on Wednesday (7/22), members of SAG-AFTRA ratified the 2020 TV/Theatrical agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Members approved the new, three-year contracts covering motion pictures, television and new media production by a vote of...

Monday, Jul. 20, 2020

Arts and entertainment unions and organizations have formed a broad coalition in support of the Mixed Earner Unemployment Assistance Act of 2020, which was introduced by U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Judy Chu (D-CA) to remedy some of the unintended flaws in previous COVID-19 relief...

Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) National Board of Directors met on Monday (6/29) in a one-day videoconference plenary and approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on June 11. With...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

In the next major step toward the resumption of film and television production, the Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of...

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