Due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy and the possibility of dangerous weather conditions, the SAG-AFTRA New York Local, Boston Local, Philadelphia Local and Washington-Baltimore Local offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29, and any Local events planned for that date are postponed.
This includes the New York portion of the GSA ("general services agreement") seminar scheduled for 3-5:30 p.m. EST. The meeting will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
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.
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.
When: 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, Thursday, Oct., 18
Thursday, Oct. 18 – Los Angeles, New York and Boston
Payment of DUES ONLINE will be unavailable starting 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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