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Empower yourself by learning about the SAG Background Contract.
Do you want to learn how you should be paid and when overtime kicks in?  What working conditions you are entitled to and when meal breaks should be called?  How do 16 Hour Rule Violations work?

In this comprehensive seminar, presented by the Screen Actors Guild TV/Theatrical Department, you will have an opportunity to hear directly from SAG’s knowledgeable staff about how to handle challenging situations, what to expect on set and how to file a claim if you run into problems. 

When: 9:30 a.m.*-noon, Friday, November 4, 2011
1:30–4 p.m., Friday, November 11, 2011

Where: SAG Boardroom – 14th Floor
360 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
(Entrance on East 45th Street)

The Actors Fund, supported by funding from Screen Actors Guild Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund, will be providing free flu shots to SAG members. The Healthcare Safetynet Committee and MOVE and MORE Committees invite you to take advantage of this special event.

Start: 10/01/2011 - 6:00pm
End: 10/01/2011 - 11:00pm

We have received a wonderful response to the SAG NY Host Committee’s Friends and Family Day at the Museum of the Moving Image on Saturday, October 1. Please click here for important details related to this event.

Screen Actors Guild New York Host Committee invites you to a FREE event for all SAG members and their families.

When: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, October 1

SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity and Industry Relations & Organizing Departments bring you this special offer thanks to our partnership with the New York International Latino Film Festival

SAG Members can get the discount by:

Visiting NYILFF Box offices during the festival at:
• The AMC Empire 25: 234 West 42nd street (between 7th and 8th Avenues)
• Clearview Chelsea Cinemas: 260 West 23rd street (between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Call Brown Paper Tickets: at (800) 838-3006      
• Must mention code: saglatino

What does the future hold for Latinas in the media? With more Latina actresses taking on leading roles in prime time television, films, and magazine covers, the portrayal of Hispanic women has come a long way in the last decade. SAG members Olga Segura and Olga Merediz, producer and publicist Soldanela Rivera, producer Elizabeth Avellan and scholar Dr. Clara Rodriguez (Fordham University), discuss the role of Latinas in the media and how it has changed throughout the years.

Dear SAG Young Performer, Parents and Guardians,
Yesterday, Governor Cuomo signed a bill into law that will extend the validity of child performer work permits from six months to one year.  A7630/S3965, entitled “Validity of Child Performer Work Permits”, was introduced at the request of the Department of Labor by Assembly members WRIGHT, WEINSTEIN and ABBATE.