SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard officially opened the second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention this morning, encouraging delegates to learn about the challenges confronting fellow members in every category and in other locals – and to talk, think, and collaborate on ideas and propose solutions.
Los Angeles (Oct. 2, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA today announced that Gabrielle Carteris has been re-elected as executive vice president of the union at its second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention in Los Angeles. Her new two-year term begins immediately.
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Los Angeles (Sept. 29, 2015) – Union leaders, delegates and special guests will converge in Southern California for the second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention, taking place Oct. 1-4 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
With the theme of Educate, Engage, Empower, the convention brings together hundreds of member delegates, including national officers, national board members, local presidents and members from across the country to discuss and decide on items vital to the future of the union.
This is to advise all SAG-AFTRA members that the 2015 Latin American Music Awards for Telemundo by SOMOS Productions, scheduled for broadcast on Oct. 8, 2015 from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, has failed to sign an agreement with SAG-AFTRA.
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 17, 2015) — Members of SAG-AFTRA voted to ratify the SAG-AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Sound Recordings (Sound Recordings Code), which includes a groundbreaking payment formula for online streaming and non-permanent digital downloads that encompasses revenue from these types of exploitations generated outside the United States. The vote was 98.83 percent in favor of the new contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2017.
SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of former child star and AFTRA public relations consultant Dick Moore, who was married to screen star Jane Powell. He contributed to AFTRA’s public relations and communications teams for more than three decades. Moore died less than a week from celebrating his 90th birthday.