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Hollywood Guild Members: Attend an Important Caucus Wed. Evening July 21 to Discuss New Media Streaming of TV Series Made Prior to July 1974

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Attention Hollywood Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA Members

All paid-up SAG and AFTRA members who appeared in Television Series made prior to July 1974 on shows produced in the 1950s (such as Maverick), 60s (such as Bewitched) and the 70s (such as The Brady Bunch), are invited to an important caucus Wednesday, July 21, 2010 to discuss the New Media streaming of TV series made prior to July 1974.
 
Come early and bring your membership card. Participation is limited only by the fire rules.

MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE - W&W Committee Meeting Scheduled in Los Angeles for Monday June 21, 2010 is Cancelled

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SAG and AFTRA members be advised that the W&W committee meeting scheduled in Los Angeles for Monday, June 21, 2010 has been cancelled.

The Hollywood W&W Joint Committee of SAG and AFTRA will reconvene at the next scheduled meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 10 a.m. in the AFTRA Frank Maxwell Board Room where participants will view a presentation on the Entertainment Industry Landscape.

Important Announcement About Joint Wages & Working Conditions Process

Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are pleased to announce the beginning of the Joint Wages & Working Conditions (W&W) process in preparation for negotiation of the SAG TV/Theatrical and AFTRA Exhibit A Contract. This contract will expire on June 30, 2011, and early negotiations are scheduled to commence in September or October 2010.
 

Tuesday's FREE Online LifeRaft Live Stream Event: SAG Contracts Corner -- Television 101

(March 19, 2010) — In an online LifeRaft Live Stream event presented by Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation, you can empower yourself with valuable knowledge about the SAG Television Contract.

SAG Contracts Corner—Television 101, consisting of a 1-hour pre-recorded segment followed by a live Q&A session with the Screen Actors Guild Television Contract Department, will explore such topics as:

SAG National Board of Directors Approves Joint Bargaining Agreement with AFTRA

Los Angeles and New York, (March 13, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today approved 78 percent to 22 percent a joint bargaining agreement with American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) for the negotiation of successor agreements for the contracts covering theatrical motion pictures and primetime dramatic television. The AFTRA National Board of Directors previously approved joint bargaining at its meeting February 27, 2010.

The motion was approved and reads:

AFTRA National Board Approves Joint Bargaining with SAG on Primetime Television

AFTRA released the following press release on Feb. 27, 2010

SAG Improves Web Presence, Upgrades SAG TV and Adds New Online Producers’ Center

Our website has improved once again. More content-packed and user-friendly, the recent upgrades to SAG.org help you get what you need immediately, while keeping pace with the technology that the world uses to communicate.

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