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.
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):
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.