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Letter to Members from SAG President Ken Howard

Dear Member,

It’s hard to find two words that better describe the essence of unionism than “working together.” By working together, we combine our strength to become more powerful than we ever could as individuals. When SAG and AFTRA begin joint negotiations of our TV/Theatrical and Exhibit A Contracts on September 27, we’ll be ready because we have been working together.

Obama Pledges Support of Pro-Union Legislation

Filed in: AFL-CIO

 Washington, D.C. (August 5, 2010) — President Barack Obama spoke to members of the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO on Wednesday, pledging he will continue to push for legislation, such as the Employee Free Choice Act,  making it easier for employees to unionize.

Hollywood Guild Members: Attend One of Two W&W Caucuses Regarding the Upcoming Basic Cable Live Action Agreement Negotiations Tuesday, August 10

Filed in: Contracts

BASIC CABLE LIVE ACTION AGREEMENT WAGES & WORKING CONDITIONS CAUCUSES TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010

 

Screen Actors Guild Celebrates Successful California Tax Credit Incentives

Los Angeles (August 2, 2010) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Friday that the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program that was a part of last year’s budget agreement has achieved its desired goal of keeping scores of film and television productions in state. In its first year, the California Film Commission allocated $200 million in tax credits to 77 projects. This year, another 30 projects are set to receive an additional $100 million in tax credit allocations, which exhausts the fiscal year funding.

August SAG Agent of the Month: Marjorie Sperling, Pacific West Artists

 Marjorie Sperling, Pacific West Artists


Submitted by: SAG member Raymond Forchion 

 

SAG New Media Takes on Comic-Con

Filed in: New Media

SAG New Media joined thousands of industry professionals from all areas of entertainment, including many of the leaders in the new media space, as well as thousands of fans for Comic-Con International: San Diego 2010.

Chicago Members: The KMRC presents "A Conversation with Ken Howard" on Thursday

Filed in: Event

President Ken Howard will share details about his long career and his vision for the future of Screen Actors Guild at Chicago's KMRC on Thursday, a free event for members of SAG, AFTRA and Actors' Equity.

7 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2010
Kaufherr Members Resource Center
One East Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611