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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.

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:45

As a festival sponsor, the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local has received a limited quantity of ticket vouchers for the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), running May 19 through June 12. Each voucher can be exchanged at any SIFF central ticket office, the venue box office or online (see below for details) for a specific screening. (Please Note: vouchers are good only for regular showings, and CANNOT be redeemed for special events, screenings or forums.)

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 14:11

The Seattle Local is pleased to announce the hiring of new executive director Shellea Allen.  Beginning Monday, March 21, Shellea will serve as chief executive for the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local and administrator for the Portland Local. Formerly with UNITE HERE Local 8, Shellea brings a wealth of experience in organizing, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, legislative advocacy and administration. She has a master’s degree in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University and certificates in Mediation and Negotiations, and Arbitration.

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