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Employees at KPCC Vote to Recognize SAG-AFTRA as Their Union

LOS ANGELES (January 18, 2013) - SAG-AFTRA Today Released the Following Statement:

We’re pleased and excited with the results of the union election at KPCC.  We are looking forward to working with the new SAG-AFTRA bargaining unit in partnership with KPCC management to negotiate a first contract.

The new bargaining unit will cover 65 reporters, producers, show hosts and news anchors at KPCC and is moving forward to negotiate a first contract.

Ben Affleck, Robert De Niro, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Kerry Washington & Naomi Watts to present at the 19th SAG Awards®

LOS ANGELES (January 17, 2013) — Ben Affleck, Robert De Niro, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts will be presenters at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.

More SAG Awards Presenters Named

Jeff Daniels, Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Busy Philipps and SAG-AFTRA Co-Presidents Ken Howard and Roberta Reardon to present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Holiday Office Closure Notice

Filed in: Member Alert

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

First SAG Awards Presenters Announced

Bradley Cooper, Viola Davis, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence,
Justin Timberlake and Sigourney Weaver to Present at the
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Don’t Miss this SAG-AFTRA General Services Agreement Seminar Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

What: SAG-AFTRA National Agency staff will hold a bi-coastal educational seminar on general service agreements, or GSAs (i.e. the contracts that some agents have been using to represent our members instead of the standard SAG agency contracts).

Carl Reiner and Alec Baldwin to Present the SAG 49th Life Achievement Award to Dick Van Dyke at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (January 15, 2013) — Veteran writer, director, producer and actor Carl Reiner, along with seven-time SAG Award® winner and 18-time nominee Alec Baldwin, will present the SAG 49th Life Achievement Award to Dick Van Dyke at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, executive producer and director Jeff Margolis announced today.

City Attorney Charges Canadian Talent Consultant in Actor Immigration Visa Scam

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES – A Canadian national, Andrew Boryski, was charged with multiple criminal counts for cheating aspiring actors out of thousands of dollars in an immigration visa scam.
 
“We will hold accountable charlatans who pray upon the career aspirations of others,” said City Attorney Carmen Trutanich. “People who come to Los Angeles to work must be aware that it is illegal for immigration consultants to provide legal advice. Before paying them a penny, they should contact the appropriate agency and verify the consultant’s credentials.”