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SAG-AFTRA Honors American Veterans

Filed in: Member Alert

SAG-AFTRA Supports Our Service Men & Women

SAG-AFTRA and WGA West File Amicus Brief in Support of Hoang Appeal in Hoang v. IMDb.

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 8, 2013) --- SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America, West on Wednesday, filed an amicus brief in the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit supporting Junie Hoang’s appeal seeking a new trial on her charge that IMDb violated its privacy policy in accessing her private data.

Veterans Day Holiday Office Closure

Filed in: Member Alert

In observance of Veterans Day, all SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed on Monday, November 11th, re-opening on Tuesday, November 12th.
 
We also want to thank all of our Veterans and their families for the service and sacrifice they make for our country.

Consultation Process Begins on Draft Personal Manager Code of Ethics and Conduct

Stakeholder Comments Requested by December 9

SAG-AFTRA Remembers Marcia Wallace

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA joins the entertainment community in mourning the loss of long-time board member and consummate funny lady, Marcia Wallace. 

SAG-AFTRA Remembers Legendary Stunt Performer Hal Needham

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA mourns the loss of legendary stunt performer Hal Needham, who has passed away at the age of 88.

Whether it was jumping out of an airplane or flying a rocket powered pickup trick, Needham never shied away from danger. In June of 2011, Needham visited the former SAG headquarters to share stories of his life with an eager audience who filled the James Cagney Board Room to capacity.

SAG-AFTRA OKs Extension of Corporate/Educational/Non-Broadcast Contracts

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 8, 2013) --- SAG-AFTRA has agreed to a one-year extension of two of its legacy contracts for corporate, non-broadcast and educational work. The National Board of Directors ratified the agreement between the union and the Producers Group on Oct. 1 at its meeting in Los Angeles.
 

Judge Grants SAG-AFTRA Dismissal Motion in Asner Lawsuit

Filed in: Press & Media

Los Angeles (Oct. 7, 2013) –– A Federal Court Judge today granted in full a SAG-AFTRA motion to dismiss the vast majority of the plaintiff’s complaint in the Asner v. SAG-AFTRA matter.

SAG-AFTRA counsel Bob Bush of Bush Gottlieb, said, “We applaud the judge’s action today. We basically got everything we asked for and the vast bulk of the plaintiff’s frivolous complaint has been dismissed, as it should have been.”