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SAG, AFTRA Members Approve Merger to Form SAG-AFTRA

LOS ANGELES (March 30, 2012) — The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild are pleased to announce that members of both organizations have overwhelmingly voted to approve a merger, creating a new entity, SAG-AFTRA. SAG members voted 82 percent in favor of the merger. AFTRA members favored the merger with 86 percent, exceeding the 60 percent threshold needed for both unions’ membership for passage.

Join Us ONLINE Today for a SAG-AFTRA Announcement

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The results of the merger referendum by the members of SAG and AFTRA will be announced this Friday, March 30 at approximately 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET.
Please join us online at to view a livestream of the announcement by SAG National President Ken Howard and AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon.

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Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension and Health Plans (SAG-PPHP) Corrects Erroneous Reported Claims Regarding Federal Raids

The Screen Actors Guild - Producers Pension and Health Plans first priority is its fiduciary responsibility to its participants. The Plans have effectively operated to provide some of the most significant benefits to our participants to be found anywhere in the world. However, recent media accounts containing erroneous claims about Federal officials raiding documents from the Plans and investigations into alleged cover ups have created an environment of misinformation that we want to dispel with the following clarifications:

Make Sure You're Connected

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Have questions about the proposed merger? Go to to get the facts, learn about the One Union process, watch videos from your peers, and much, much more.

New Digital Issue of THE HOLLYWOOD CALL SHEET Available Online

Check out the DIGITAL issue of THE HOLLYWOOD CALL SHEET for March 2012 here.

SAG and AFTRA Send Merger Ballots to Members

LOS ANGELES (February 28, 2012) - The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild on Monday sent out ballots to approximately 131,000 members of both organizations.

The mailer included full details of the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger, including the Merger Agreement and Constitution, which were overwhelmingly approved by both unions’ national boards in January, as well as a Pension & Health/Health & Retirement Feasibility Report.

SAG Board Members Urging you to Vote YES

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These SAG board members and elected leaders support merger and urge you to VOTE YES!

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SAG-AFTRA Merger Documents Now Available

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Dear SAG and AFTRA Members: