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Statement from SAG National President Ken Howard Regarding the AFTRA National Board Vote

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LOS ANGELES (January 28, 2012) — Screen Actors Guild National President Ken Howard released the following statement regarding the AFTRA National Board vote on the proposed merger with Screen Actors Guild:

Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors Approves Merger Package with AFTRA

LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2012) – The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today voted overwhelmingly to approve and recommend a plan to merge with AFTRA. The board met in a regularly scheduled plenary meeting in the James Cagney Board Room at the Guild’s Los Angeles headquarters and voted after reviewing a merger package put forward by the SAG and AFTRA Group for One Union (G1) that includes a Merger Agreement and Constitution.

Alec Baldwin Named SAG Foundation Ambassador

Award-Winning Actor to Raise Awareness, Funding for Actors’ Charity

Joint Statement from SAG, AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE and IBT Regarding the PROTECT IP Act (S. 968) and the STOP Online Piracy Act (HR 3261)

The following statement was issued by the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT):  

SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee Member Scott Bakula Will Announce Recipients of SAG’s Stunt Ensemble Honors During, and‘s Live SAG Awards® Red Carpet Digital Pre-Show, and ’s 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Red Carpet Pre-Show Streams Live Sunday, Jan. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. ET / 3 to 5 p.m. PT

SAG & AFTRA Reach Agreement on Merger Package for Recommendation to National Boards

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Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists Reach Agreement on Merger Package for Recommendation to SAG and AFTRA National Boards of Directors

Tri-Union Summit Brings Together Performers With Disabilities and Industry Executives

Los Angeles and New York City (January 12, 2012) — I AM PWD, a tri-union partnership to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the media, marked the end of its three-year campaign Wednesday, January 11 with a bi-coastal industry summit held via videoconference.

AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union Reaches a Milestone 50th Anniversary with a New President/CEO, Roger Runyan

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BURBANK, CA (January 6, 2012) - AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 50th Anniversary as well as seating a new President and CEO, Roger Runyan. AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union is the largest credit union in the nation exclusively serving the banking and financial services needs of professional performers, journalists and crew working in television, film and radio.