NEW YORK (February 14, 2013) – Representatives of the Joint Policy Committee and SAG-AFTRA today commenced negotiations on successor agreements to the commercials contracts.
Today's talks were cordial and positive and both groups look forward to productive bargaining under a jointly agreed upon media blackout already in effect.
We will have no further comment.
SAG Awards® to be Simulcast Sunday, Jan. 27
on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
LOS ANGELES (January 21, 2013) — The SAG Awards® Ceremony Auction benefiting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Emergency Assistance programs begins online today at 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction. The auction offers collectibles from nominated films and TV shows such as “Breaking Bad,” “Downton Abbey,” “Homeland,” “Les Miserables,” “Lincoln,” “Mad Men” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” Also up for bid are one-of-a-kind experiences, set-visits, and premium items from networks, studios, sponsors and individuals.
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
What: SAG-AFTRA National Agency staff will hold a bi-coastal educational seminar on general service agreements, or GSAs (i.e. the contracts that some agents have been using to represent our members instead of the standard SAG agency contracts).
Panel features top audiobook narration experts
including Vice President of Audible.com
Because of the Christmas holiday, all SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. Offices will re-open Wednesday, Dec. 26.
For the New Year's holiday, all SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 31, and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Offices will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Have a happy and safe holiday!