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SAG-AFTRA Members Must Choose a Member Category by Dec. 31

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

You may have heard about Member Categories and wondered if you needed to select one. If you are a SAG-AFTRA member, yes, you do!

We ask members who have not yet chosen a SAG-AFTRA MEMBER CATEGORY to log in now to their online member account and select a category today. First time visitors to can easily set up a member account by using their SAG-AFTRA member ID.

SAG-AFTRA Staff Members in Areas Affected by Superstorm Sandy

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

Our thoughts are with you and your families during this challenging time and we are here to support you as your hard-hit communities recover. We want to ensure that you have up-to-the-minute information on office closures and other matters. Please continue to check this page daily for updates on SAG-AFTRA operations in affected areas.

Update Nov. 1, 2012

Important Notice About Your Local Representation

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

We want your membership to count!

Late Wednesday night, as Halloween comes to an end, something important will occur that affects how you and your fellow members will be represented in union governance matters for the next two years.

Monday Office Closures Due to Hurricane Sandy

Due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy and the possibility of dangerous weather conditions, the SAG-AFTRA New York Local, Boston Local, Philadelphia Local and Washington-Baltimore Local offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29, and any Local events planned for that date are postponed.

This includes the New York portion of the GSA ("general services agreement") seminar scheduled for 3-5:30 p.m. EST. The meeting will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

SAG-AFTRA to Hold First National Bi-Coastal Well Woman Live Stream and Health Expo

Thursday, Oct. 18 – Los Angeles, New York and Boston

Miami Local Offices Closed Monday, Aug. 27

Filed in: Locals

Due to severe weather and storm warnings, the Miami Local offices will be closed on Monday, Aug. 27. The offices are expected to reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you are a member and have an emergency, please contact the New York Local offices at (212) 944-1030 or
(212) 532-0800.

Peoria Ratifies New Contract with WEEK TV and WHOI TV

Peoria (August 23, 2012) —Today, members of the SAG-AFTRA Peoria Local ratified a new contract with Granite Broadcasting, operators WEEK TV and WHOI TV.  The contract is the result of a difficult negotiation process that has lasted for almost two years. 

"On behalf of the Local SAG-AFTRA Membership, we want to thank the community for all of their support during our campaign to save local news. Without your support, we are confident we would not have reached a deal," said Local President Garry Moore.