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Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:04

Please note that West Adventure Films (the producer of the picture entitled The French Cowboy and possibly others) is not signatory to any SAG-AFTRA agreement. This company has not yet executed a minimum basic agreement with SAG-AFTRA in spite of outreach from union staff to company representatives. 

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:25

Today, staff at KUOW-FM 94.9, a National Public Radio member station in Seattle, Washington, overwhelmingly elected to join SAG-AFTRA. SAG-AFTRA represents 160,000 members including radio and TV broadcasters and journalists across the country. The new bargaining unit will cover the public media professionals who create content for the station, which is affiliated with the University of Washington. The unit includes the station's announcers, hosts, producers and reporters, as well as digital and community engagement staff.

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:55

Music Organizations Press Congress to Consolidate
Widely Backed Music Licensing Reforms Into Single Bill

 

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2018 — An unprecedented coalition of 213 musical artists, supported by eight leading music organizations, called upon the U.S. Congress to pass the CLASSICS Act, bipartisan legislation pending in both the House and Senate to address one of copyright law’s most glaring loopholes.

In a two-page advertisement that will appear in Wednesday's Politico, the artists state:

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 16:42

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK  (Feb. 11, 2018) – The SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment as part of a broader program to combat sexual harassment and achieve workplace equity. 
Meeting by videoconference between the James Cagney Board Room in Los Angeles and the Ken Howard Boardroom in New York on Saturday, the board received a report from President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White on the Four Pillars of Change Initiative being issued to members and industry representatives.

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 21:59

Code is Part of Sweeping Four Pillars of Change Approach to Achieving a Harassment Free Workplace and Advancing Equity

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK (February 10, 2018) – SAG-AFTRA today released a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment as part of a broader program to protect its members and to confront harassment and advance equity in the workplace.