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.
SAG-AFTRA members Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Jennifer Aniston and Regina King are throwing their support behind the union’s#StrikeBBH campaign to ensure fair wages and safe sets for actors who work on commercials.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2018 at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, hosted by Megan Mullally, held Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium Expo Hall.
"SAG-AFTRA has fielded numerous requests to respond to assertions that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences exerts extraordinary and unwarranted pressure on talent to hold them from appearing at other award presentations.
SAG-AFTRA announced that it has shut down Executive Media Services Inc. (EMS) as part of its continuing efforts to crack down on “signatory service” companies to the Commercials Contracts that masquerade as the employers of talent.
In national voting completed today, affected members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2018 – 2020 Sound Recordings Code by a vote of 99.08 percent to 0.92 percent.
SAG-AFTRA announced that veteran music industry executive Rebecca Greenberg has joined the union as the executive director of the Music Department, effective immediately.
The SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved the creation of a Stunt Coordinator Minimum General Standards Eligibility Process Guideline during its regularly scheduled two-day plenary Oct. 20 and 21 in Los Angeles.
Members of SAG-AFTRA voted to ratify the 2018 SAG-AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting (Network Television Code). The vote was 93 percent in favor of the new contract.