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SAG-AFTRA Remembers Marcia Strassman

SAG-AFTRA celebrates the life of member Marcia Strassman, who died on Friday at the age of 66. Strassman, best known for her role as Julie Kotter on the 1970s ABC comedy Welcome Back Kotter, served on the SAG National Board in 2002 and again from 2010-12. She also served on the AFTRA National Board from 2011-12, and then on the SAG-AFTRA National Board from 2012-13. 

Important Notice About your SAG-AFTRA Representation

We want your membership to be counted.

When 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.

A count of local membership (a census) will determine the representation of locals in the SAG-AFTRA Governance system. To make sure your local has maximum voting power on the SAG-AFTRA National Board and at the SAG-AFTRA Convention in 2015 we need you to be counted.

SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard Statement on the Passing of Stuntmen Bob Orrison and Gary McLarty

"I am deeply saddened by a great loss to the stunt community. Stunt performers know they have a dangerous job, and they take every precaution to do their jobs safely. Even so, these adventurous souls spend their days falling from buildings and dodging explosives. That is why the Oct.

SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Passing of Former Interim SAG President Sumi Haru

Filed in: AFL-CIO, In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of national board member and former interim Screen Actors Guild President Sumi Sevilla Haru, who died today at age 75.

Do Not Work Notice: Non-Union Program The Getaway

Filed in: Member Alert

Attention all members: Please read the following important notice regarding the Esquire Network, Zero Point Zero Productions program The Getaway.

SAG-AFTRA Animation Agreements Frequently Asked Questions

Filed in: Contracts

The SAG-AFTRA Animation Agreements feature numerous significant improvements, including:

National Board Extends NED Contract, Ratifies Animation Agreements

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 12, 2014) — The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in a face-to-face plenary in Los Angeles, extended David White’s role as National Executive Director and authorized a new four-year contract in that capacity, expiring Oct. 12, 2018. Details of the agreement are confidential and were not disclosed.

California Film & Television Production Alliance On the California Film & Television Job Retention and Promotion Act

Filed in: Press & Media

California (September 18, 2014) – The California Film & Television Production Alliance – a coalition of guilds, unions, producers, small businesses, studios, and associations that have worked together for more than a decade to promote, improve, and enhance film and television production in the State of California – today issued the following statement: