SAG-AFTRA has been actively engaged in organizing in the area of audiobooks for the last several years. In fact, the union has organized 18 audiobook producers and publishers since 2008, including Audible.com and many of its subcontractors.
SAG-AFTRA wishes all its members a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
Because of the holiday, all SAG-AFTRA offices will close early on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and remain closed thru Friday, Nov. 23. All offices will reopen at 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26.
In preparation for the Homeless Heroes Walk taking place on November 17, SAG-AFTRA member and veteran Jon Huertas sat down with veteran Sean Anthony Kaleialoha Nereu to discuss their experiences.
Conversation between Jon Huertas and Sean Anthony Kaleialoha Nereu
SAG Foundation Partners with Screen Actors Guild Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund to Provide Relief to SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricane Sandy
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
Because of power outages as a result of Superstorm Sandy, the SAG-AFTRA New York Local offices will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2. Any local events planned for those dates are postponed.
AFTRA H&R: AFTRA H&R's New York office remains closed through Friday, Nov. 2, and limited phone service has been restored.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, millions have been left without power, lives have been upended, billions of dollars of damage has occurred and, most distressing of all, lives have been lost. We are saddened by the devastation caused by this record-setting storm, and the impact it has had on the lives of so many people. Our hearts go out to our fellow members and fellow citizens in the affected areas and we send our best wishes for their safety and care during this unfortunate time.
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.