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U.S. Secretary of Labor Solis Suggests Changes to Increase PWD Media Visibility

Filed in: I AM PWD

 Los Angeles (July 15, 2010) — On Saturday, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis addressed members of Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, the Tri-Union I AM PWD campaign and other entertainment industry leaders in an effort to explore strategies for increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Coalition Seeks Broader Actor Protections Worldwide

July 15, 2010 – Screen Actors Guild joined other actor unions and entertainment industry advocates in their support of finalizing an international treaty on audiovisual performances, which would enhance actors’ rights and protections worldwide.

Disability Employment Issues in the Entertainment Industry Explored at TV Academy

Filed in: I AM PWD

Los Angeles (July 14) – Members of Screen Actors Guild and the Tri-Union I AM PWD campaign participated on Saturday in an open dialogue between the U.S. Department of Labor and the entertainment industry to explore strategies to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Celebrate ADA Anniversary With a Free Screening of ‘Sympathy for Delicious’

Filed in: EEO & Diversity

In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Screen Actors Guild Affirmative Action & Diversity invite you to attend its inaugural Dare to Be Diverse free screening, Sympathy for Delicious in Los Angeles, starring Christopher Thornton, Mark Ruffalo, Orlando Bloom, Juliette Lewis and Laura Linney. Written by Christopher Thornton and directed by Mark Ruffalo.
 
2 p.m., Monday, July 26

July SAG Agent of the Month: H. David Moss

SAG Agent of the Month: H. David Moss, H. Davis Moss & Associates
David Moss

SAG Supports California ‘Million Plates’ Campaign

The California Arts Council has come up with a creative way to raise funds in light of ever-increasing budget cuts: make the California Arts license plate tax-deductible. Since the Arts Plate first went on sale in 1994 it has raised over $20 million for California arts through sales and renewals. Now, all fees for the Arts Plate are considered a charitable contribution to the California Arts Council, an extra incentive to support California arts.

JOINT STATEMENT REGARDING JOINT STRATEGIC PLAN ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT

LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2010) – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today released the following statement:

Gloria Stuart, Paul Napier Honored with Ralph Morgan Awards

LOS ANGELES (June 19, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild Hollywood Division today honored Gloria Stuart and Paul Napier with the prestigious Ralph Morgan Award, the highest service award given by the Hollywood Division. The honor was bestowed as part of the Annual Hollywood Division Membership Meeting at the Sportsmen’s Lodge.