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Payment of Dues Online is Temporarily Unavailable Starting October 6 at 5 p.m. PST

Filed in: Member Alert

Beginning Thursday, October 6 at 5 p.m. PST, payment of dues online will be temporarily unavailable. This service will return October 17.

Thank you.

Surrender of Network International Models & Talent

To: All SAG Members who are currently represented, or previously been affiliated with, Network International Models & Talent.

Please note that the Screen Actors Guild has been advised that Network International Models & Talent has, effective September 27, 2011, surrendered its franchise with the Guild.

The effect of the surrender is as follows:
   
No member of the Screen Actors Guild may hereafter engage, use or deal through this agency.

Howard and Aquino Re-Elected President, Secretary-Treasurer

Screen Actors Guild Announces Results of National Board Elections

Howard and Aquino Re-Elected President, Secretary-Treasurer

The Stuntmen's Association 50th Anniversary Celebration

Filed in: Event, Member Alert

On September 24, 2011 at 6 p.m., the Stuntmen’s Association will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal City, CA. The event will benefit the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, and will honor renowned actor Harrison Ford for his advocacy of the stuntmen’s expertise and craft. For more information about the event, or to purchase tickets, contact The Proper Image Events at (818) 994-4661.

Safety Bulletin: Safety Considerations for the Prevention of Heat Illness

Filed in: Member Alert

Are you working outside and the heat getting to you?

Click here for a safety bulletin on the prevention of heat illness.

The Department of Labor has released a mobile app that monitors the heat index at worksites. The app, available in English and Spanish, combines heat index data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with the user’s location to determine necessary protective measures.

Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA Continue Discussions to Create One Union

Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists continued formal discussions this weekend between the AFTRA New Union Committee and the SAG Merger Task Force to facilitate the creation of one union to represent all members of Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA.

Hollywood Members: The Actors Fund Wants to Hear From You About Housing

The Actors Fund, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and its partner organizations have formally launched a survey on the housing needs of the Los Angeles entertainment, performing and visual arts communities.

Please take a few minutes to complete a survey and help spread the word to your colleagues. It is crucial to the development of any future housing that your voice be heard and your housing needs included in this discussion. Click here.

Safety Announcement: The Department Of Labor Releases Mobile App that Monitors Heat Index at Worksites

Filed in: Member Alert

Are you working outside and the heat getting to you?

The Department of Labor has released a mobile app that monitors the heat index at worksites. The app, available in English and Spanish, combines heat index data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with the user’s location to determine necessary protective measures.

The app is designed for devices using an Android platform, and versions for BlackBerry and iPhone users will be released shortly. To download it, visit http://go.usa.gov/KFE.