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An Update from the Presidents' Forum for One Union

Filed in: Member Alert

The Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA Presidents’ Forum for One Union met on April 2 and 3, 2011, in New York City.

The meeting resulted in meaningful progress toward the goal of uniting SAG and AFTRA. Representatives of both unions unanimously approved draft resolutions for consideration by the unions’ respective National Boards of Directors. The recommendations include a draft mission statement for the successor union and the appointment of formal groups to work on a proposed meeting schedule to develop a merger plan.

Screen Actors Guild Members Commemorate We Are One

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: The right to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The workers were trying to form a union.
 
This week, members of Screen Actors Guild join in solidarity with union members and working families across the nation. Here are videos and photos from just a few members participating in our virtual rally and in rallies across the country.

SAG Offers Message of Condolence and Support for People of Japan

Filed in: Member Alert

On behalf of the members of Screen Actors Guild, we would like to express our deepest condolences and support to the Japanese people for the ongoing tragedy caused by the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami.
 

SAG Member Tony Shalhoub to Attend Rally at Wisconsin State Capitol

Screen Actors Guild member Tony Shalhoub (Monk, How Do You Know) will travel to Madison, Wisconsin to rally with other union members at the state capitol in support of Wisconsin workers on Saturday afternoon, March 12.

Sign Up Today for Paperless Online Billing

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The April dues period is just around the corner — and you can sign up now to receive your dues bill online via e-mail. It’s an absolutely free new service that simply makes good financial sense.

Paperless billing is yet another way we’re more efficiently serving our members: cutting costs (not to mention clutter in your home), making your billing instantaneous and, as part of our ongoing green initiative, doing our part to save the environment.
 

Rallies to be Held Across the Country on Saturday to Save the American Dream

In Wisconsin and around our country, the American Dream is under fierce attack.  On Saturday, February 26, at noon local time, Rally to Save the American Dream is organizing rallies in front of every statehouse and in every major city to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin.  Please join your fellow union members, the AFL-CIO and other supporters in front of your statehouse.  Please click here to find information about a rally in your area. &nb

SAG Member Bradley Whitford and Others to Attend Rally at Wisconsin State Capitol

Screen Actors Guild member Bradley Whitford (The West Wing) and SAG National Board member Gabrielle Carteris (The Event, My Alibi, Beverly Hills, 90210) will travel to Madison, Wisconsin to rally with other union members in support of Wisconsin workers on Saturday, February 26.

SAG Members: Why Wisconsin Matters to You

Dear Screen Actors Guild Member,

You may have seen or heard news reports about the large rallies in support of union workers taking place in Madison, Wisconsin over the last week.  You may have asked yourself why tens of thousands of working people are protesting, or why you should care.