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The SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Board has created a local Military Personnel & Families Support Committee. Please join us as a veteran, active-duty or military family member for our next meeting. There will be light refreshments.

When: 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 30

Where: SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Office
123 Boylston Avenue East, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98102

Start: 09/17/2016 - 5:00pm
End: 09/17/2016 - 11:00pm

Join SAG-AFTRA National Board member Abby Dylan at the University of Washington for the inaugural Women On The Rise Leadership Conference. Abby will be a speaker on a panel discussion about women in the arts and leadership.

Join us and share our goal to support, educate, and empower women of all ages.  

When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17

Where: The HUB (Husky Union Building ) at the University of Washington
4001 E Stevens Way NE,
Seattle, WA 98195

Start: 08/25/2016 - 10:00pm
End: 08/26/2016 - 12:00am

SAG-AFTRA is pleased to announce a presentation on The Landscape of Scripted Dramatic Entertainment on Thursday, Aug. 25.   

This presentation is intended to help the membership understand the current state of the industry under which SAG-AFTRA will be negotiating the Producer–SAG-AFTRA Codified Basic Agreement and the SAG-AFTRA Television Agreement, which expire on June 30, 2017.

Start: 09/05/2016 - 6:00pm
End: 09/05/2016 - 10:00pm

The annual Martin Luther King County Labor Council Labor Day Picnic and Puget Sound Labor Agency fundraiser has moved from Woodland Park to the heart of the Labor community – The Seattle Labor Temple. This year's theme, “Taking It to the Streets,” recognizes the power we have helped to build by bringing strong, pro-worker initiatives to the people. Come celebrate with us!

When: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 5

Where: Seattle Labor Temple – Hall 8
2800 1st Ave,
Seattle, WA 98121

The SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local is starting a local Military Personnel & Families Support Committee. Please join us as a veteran, active-duty or military family member for our first meeting. There will be light refreshments.

When: 11 a.m., Monday, June 27

Where: SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Office
123 Boylston Avenue East, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98102

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Join your Seattle union brothers and sisters and members of SAG-AFTRA in a show of Pride solidarity! Come out and walk in the annual Seattle Pride Parade. In this time when so many in the LGBTQ community, their families, friends, and allies are processing the recent tragic events in Orlando, we ask that you use this as an opportunity to celebrate so many colors of the rainbow as we all come together as one to celebrate, inspire, educate and support.

When: 9:30 a.m. (parade begins at 11 a.m.), Sunday, June 26

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 09:45

The SAG-AFTRA Seattle and Portland Locals are pleased to announce the implementation of a waiver to the 2015 SAG-AFTRA National Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Agreement. The waiver or Special Performance Contract (SPC), which goes into effect immediately for a three-year period, is designed to capture more union work in the Pacific Northwest Region by reducing restrictions on non-signatory producers and provide more generous terms of employment.

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 19:26

SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local members, staff and well-wishers attended a retirement celebration for longtime KING-TV anchors Dennis Bounds and Jean Enersen, reporter Linda Byron, editor Reiko Higashi, chief meteorologist Jeff Renner and librarian Linda Schmidt. The retirees bid farewell to their colleagues, friends and fellow broadcast journalists at a party held in their honor on Thursday, May 26, at Henry's Tavern, across from the new KING-TV studios in Seattle's Stadium District.