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SAG-AFTRA Announces the W&W Conditions Process in Preparation for the 2014 TV/Theatrical and Exhibit A Contract Negotiations

SAG-AFTRA is pleased to announce the beginning of the Wages & Working Conditions (W&W) process in preparation for negotiation of the TV/THEATRICAL-Exhibit A Contracts that expire June 30, 2014. It is only through the involvement of members that proposals for this vital negotiation are developed.

SAG Awards® Holiday Auction Begins Today Benefiting the SAG Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Emergency Assistance Programs

LOS ANGELES (December 5, 2013) – The SAG Awards® Holiday Auction benefiting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Emergency Assistance programs begins online today at 6 p.m. (PST) at

Improvements to Online Member Services

Filed in: Member Alert

The next time you log in to your member account at (through the "User Login" link at the top of the page), you will notice some improvements to the Member Information section that will help streamline your online experience.
Navigational changes have been made to the way you update your member information, phone, mailing address, and email. After logging in, hover over MEMBER SERVICES on the top navigational bar and click "My Information." To make updates to your information, click "Edit Online Profile" on the left side of your screen.

SAG-AFTRA Mourns the Loss of Paul Walker

SAG-AFTRA joins the entertainment community in mourning the sudden loss of Paul Walker. A generous talent both on set and off, Walker will be missed by his fellow union members and millions of fans worldwide. We send our deepest condolences to Walker’s family and know that his legacy of altruism and philanthropy will endure.

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closures

Filed in: Member Alert

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, SAG-AFTRA offices nationwide will be observing a half-day early closure on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and remain closed on Thursday and Friday. Offices will re-open on Monday, Dec. 2.

From everyone at SAG-AFTRA, have a safe and happy holiday!

Justin Timberlake and SAG-AFTRA Reach Agreement on 20/20 Experience World Tour Dancers

Justin Timberlake and SAG-AFTRA have reached an agreement for the dancers on his 20/20 Experience World Tour to be covered by the SAG-AFTRA Touring Agreement.

Under the agreement, performer earnings count toward pension and health benefits eligibility. The deal also provides touring companies with improved budget flexibility through direct negotiations with performers.

SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard applauded Timberlake and the SAG-AFTRA dancers who worked to unionize the 20/20 Experience tour.

KPBS Staff in San Diego Vote to Recognize SAG-AFTRA as Their Union

SAG-AFTRA today released the following statement:

Today, staff at KPBS public radio and television in San Diego voted to join 165,000 media and entertainment professional in recognizing SAG-AFTRA as their union.

The new bargaining unit will cover 55 public media professionals who produce, report, host, and present content for television, radio, and the internet. This election allows them to move forward to negotiate a first contract.

SAG-AFTRA Mourns Loss of Former AFTRA Head John C. Hall

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of John C. Hall Jr., a former national executive secretary of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, who died Nov. 10. Hall was deeply dedicated to unionism and selflessly gave of his time and energy to promote the wellbeing of performers and media professionals.