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SAG Labor Day Picnic Draws 500-Plus

The Hollywood Holiday Host Committee delivered another crowd-pleasing Labor Day Weekend picnic on September 4 at the Hollywood Bowl.

More than 500 Guild members and their guests joined to celebrate workers’ rights while enjoying a sunny Saturday out at the Camrose Picnic Area. As usual, it was a time to display union pride and for old friends to catch up, and for some to make new friends. National Executive Director David White and Los Angeles City Council Member Tom La Bonge joined Guild committee members and rank and file in saluting working actors. 

September Flash! AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon talks about Labor Day and its tie to the New Union process

Happy Labor Day from AFTRA!

This weekend, AFTRA members celebrate the contributions working men and women have made to our economy and our society. Workplace safety, overtime pay, the eight-hour workday, weekends, holiday pay – these are just a few of the benefits organized labor established for all Americans.

September SAG Agent of the Month: Kathy Hardegree, Atlanta Models and Talent, Atlanta, Georgia

Ever since talent agencies were first allowed to be union franchised in the Southeastern United States, Atlanta Models and Talent has been there to represent union talent. And a continued advocate, on behalf of the union performer here in Georgia during most of that agency’s 50 years of doing business, is Ms. Kathy Hardegree. Ms. Hardegree knows show business. She has local institutional memory and historical wisdom about its operation and thoroughly understands the union contracts.

Join Your Fellow Union Members for a Labor Day Tweet-a-Thon

Union Members Tweet in Support of Labor and Screen Actors Guild

Screen Actors Guild Mourns Passing of Former National Executive Director Ken Orsatti

Filed in: History, In Memoriam

Los Angeles (September 1, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild mourns the loss of former SAG National Executive Director Ken Orsatti, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 78 of pulmonary disease at West Hills Hospital in West Hills, Calif. Orsatti served as national executive director from 1981 through the beginning of 2001.

Labor Day Office Hours for Screen Actors Guild

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, Screen Actors Guild offices will be closed on Friday, September 3 at 12:30 p.m. (PDT) with the exception of the New York office which will be closed at 1:00 p.m. (EDT).


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Join us at the 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Hollywood Labor Day Picnic

The 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Hollywood Labor Day Picnic
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, September 4, 2010

Where: Camrose Picnic Area at The Hollywood Bowl
2101 Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90068
Who: Hollywood SAG members and their guests (please bring paid-up membership card).