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SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Up for Auction Today Through Jan. 7

Auction Benefits the SAG Foundation’s Children’s Literacy
and Emergency Assistance Programs

New England Local Closed Due to Extreme Weather

Filed in: Locals

Due to extreme weather conditions in the Boston area on Thursday and Friday, the SAG-AFTRA New England Local office will be closed both days, Jan. 2 and 3.

Staff will be available via email and will be checking their voicemail.
 
Contact email and numbers are available by clicking here.

SAG-AFTRA Remembers Joseph Ruskin

Filed in: In Memoriam

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 31, 2013) - Joseph Ruskin, stage, screen and film actor and longtime union officer, died of natural causes on Saturday, December 28 at UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.  He was 89.

Joe was thrice-honored by two major American actors’ unions for distinguished service to union members: Actors Equity with the Lucy Jordan Award in 2003 and the Patrick Quinn Award in 2013, and Screen Actors Guild with the Ralph Morgan Award in 2011.

Season's Greetings from SAG-AFTRA

Filed in: Member Alert

Seasons Greetings from Ken Howard and David White

SAG-AFTRA NY Local Announces Move to New Office, Launches Website

Filed in: New York Local

SAG-AFTRA is heading to Broadway!

On Friday, Dec. 20, the union’s two separate Madison Avenue offices will shut its doors for good and reopen Jan. 6 at One Lincoln Plaza, 1900 Broadway. This new space, across from Lincoln Center, will unite staff, who have been working in two locations since the March 2012 merger. Members, who have shuffled between the 260 and 360 Madison Avenue locations will now have one convenient location to conduct all their union business.

Chicago Public Media Professionals Vote to Join SAG-AFTRA

Filed in: Press & Media

Today, staff members at Chicago Public Media (CPM) voted to join 165,000 media and entertainment professionals in choosing SAG-AFTRA as their union.

The new bargaining unit will cover 49 public media professionals who produce, report, host and present content for WBEZ, Vocalo, Sound Opinions and CPM’s digital services. CPM employees are looking forward to negotiating a first contract. 

Do Not Work Order: Knife Fight

Attention All Members - please read the following important notice regarding Authentic Entertainment for Esquire Network

SAG-AFTRA has issued a "no-contract, no-work" order for the cable television series Knife Fight, produced by Authentic Entertainment for Esquire Network. This company has refused to sign a collective bargaining agreement with SAG-AFTRA.

SAG-AFTRA Remembers Peter O’Toole and Joan Fontaine

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA joins with the public in mourning the deaths of legendary actors Peter O’Toole and Joan Fontaine.
 
O’Toole left a legacy of stage and film roles, including his most famous and beloved in Lawrence of Arabia. A multiple-award nominee and winner, O’Toole was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the 2006 film Venus.