Actors unions move closer to reaching merger agreement

Actors unions move closer to reaching merger agreement

December 13 – Los Angeles Times
By Richard Verrier

Hollywood's actors unions are on track to complete a merger agreement by the end of next month, Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard said.

Emerging from a two-day meeting with representatives of SAG and its smaller sister union, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Howard said Tuesday that the labor groups have made considerable progress and expected to meet a Jan. 22 deadline for completing a merger agreement, a proposed constitution and a dues plan for a joint union.

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