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Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
NBC and the guild that represents television performers said they are investigating Gabrielle Union's allegation that she was fired as a judge on "America's Got Talent" because she complained of racism and other on-set issues.
The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and...
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
Robert De Niro--Academy Award®-winning actor, producer and director--has been named the 56th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. De Niro will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 26th...
Monday, Sep. 23, 2019
Not so long ago (last May), right here in our own galaxy, SAG-AFTRA focused its laser cannons directly at a squadron of six third party signatory companies that it considered to be a threat to the Galactic Empire. Specifically, as I recounted in a ...
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2019
SeeHer, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA)-led movement for gender equality in advertising and media, has entered into a partnership with the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).
SAG-AFTRA and ANA’s SeeHer will work together to...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
Gabrielle Carteris and Camryn Manheim have been chosen by SAG-AFTRA’s national membership to fulfill the respective roles of president and secretary-treasurer, two of the union’s highest ranking offices. Their two-year terms begin today.
Ballots for the national offices election were...
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019
A 10-month strike by SAG-AFTRA against BBH in the U.S. is coming to an end after the advertising agency agreed to sign the union’s new Commercials Contracts. BBH will produce all its commercials under these contracts, providing union wages and pension and health contributions to performers. As...
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019
Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Netflix have agreed to an industry-transformative contract covering dramatic live-action productions.
The first-of-its-kind deal between the union and the global streaming service recognizes...
Thursday, May. 9, 2019
Members of SAG-AFTRA today overwhelmingly voted to ratify the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Audio Commercials Contract. The vote was 96.85 percent in favor. The contracts are landmark agreements for a new era, introducing innovative and flexible alternative...
Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019
At its two-day plenary, SAG-AFTRA’s National Board unanimously approved the 2019 Commercials Contracts tentative agreement reached with the Joint Policy Committee on April 2. The agreement will now be submitted to the membership for ratification.
The 2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract...
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019
Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and The Joint Policy Committee, LLC (JPC) have reached a tentative agreement on terms for successor television and audio commercials contracts, subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA national board later this month...