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SAG-AFTRA Recording Artists & Background Vocalists Need Your Help: Tell Congress to Say “NO” to Pandora

You may have heard from Pandora radio, asking you to contact Congress to support a bill that Pandora says would create “parity” in how much they would have to pay recording artists and background vocalists for the use of their music. Despite Pandora's claims, this bill is not about fairness or parity, but instead would slash payments to SAG-AFTRA performers by starting a race to the bottom when it comes to recording artists' and background singers’ royalties.

SAG-AFTRA Offers Members, Franchised Agents Access to Competitive Health, Life, Home and Auto Insurance

LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA announced that it has negotiated a contract specifically designed for SAG-AFTRA members and franchised talent agents nationwide. These products are being made available in order to assist those seeking additional insurance or for members who do not currently qualify for either the SAG-Producers Health Plan or AFTRA Health Plan.

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SAG-AFTRA Statement Re: Recent Meeting of SAG-PPH Plans and AFTRA H&R Funds Trustees

SAG-AFTRA statement regarding the recent meeting of the union trustees of the SAG-Producers Pension and Health Plans and the AFTRA H&R Funds:

The Wages & Working Conditions Process in Preparation for the Commercials Contract Negotiations is Beginning

SAG-AFTRA is pleased to announce the beginning of the Wages & Working Conditions (W&W) process in preparation for negotiation of the Commercials Contracts that expires March 31, 2013. It is only through the involvement of members that proposals for this vital negotiation are developed.
                                      

SAG-AFTRA Receives AFL-CIO Charter

Los Angeles (August 1, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA today received a new, national charter from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. SAG-AFTRA joins 55 other unions, comprising more than 12 million working men and women, under the AFL-CIO banner.

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Votes Overwhelmingly to Urge AFTRA Health and Retirement Plan Trustees and SAG-Producers Pension and Health Trustees to Move Forward on Benefit Improvements

Los Angeles and New York (July 22, 2012) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met today via videoconference in the final day of a regularly scheduled two-day plenary.

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Meets via Video Conference

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Meets via Video Conference
Board Approves First-Ever Industry-Wide Music Video Agreement and Sets Commercials W&W Schedule


Los Angeles and New York (July 21, 2012) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met today via videoconference in the first day of a regularly scheduled two-day plenary.