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SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Conducts First Meeting of the Year Via Videoconference in Los Angeles and New York

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK  (Feb. 9, 2014) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met in a scheduled one-day video plenary this weekend at both the James Cagney Board Room in Los Angeles and the New York Board Room in the recently opened New York office.

President Ken Howard opened the meeting in memory of the members who have passed away since the last national board meeting in September, including a special dedication to former Washington-Mid Atlantic President Kirk Penberthy who died a week ago.

SAG-AFTRA Honors the Life and Legacy of the Late Philip Seymour Hoffman

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA honors the life and legacy of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Nominated for seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, he won the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for his title role in the 2005 film "Capote."

Judge Grants SAG-AFTRA Dismissal Motion for Remainder of Asner Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014) –– Yesterday, a federal court judge dismissed the remainder of a lawsuit against SAG-AFTRA filed by Ed Asner. In his order, United States District Court Judge Manuel L. Real found the court had no jurisdiction over the case because Asner has provided no evidence of the union withholding records that he or any other member of the union have access to review.

Statement from SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard on the passing of former Academy President and L.A. Film Czar Tom Sherak

Filed in: In Memoriam

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014) — "Tom was a champion of our industry, and all those who knew him or had the privilege to work with him can attest to his integrity, drive and leadership. On behalf of all SAG-AFTRA members, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Sherak family."

21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Airdate Announced

21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Honoring
2014’s Outstanding Performances
Will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25, 2015

SAG-AFTRA New York Welcomes Members to its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

NEW YORK (Jan. 22, 2014) — SAG-AFTRA N.Y. is now open!

Today, SAG-AFTRA officially opened its New York office, marking its arrival at One Lincoln Plaza, 1900 Broadway. This new space, across from Lincoln Center, serves as one of two national offices and houses the New York Local. The new location brings together all staff who previously worked in two locations since the March 2012 merger.

Important Negotiations Meeting Tuesday for Background Actors in Los Angeles

SAG-AFTRA TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A Contract Caucus
Jan. 21, 2014