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.
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.
This statement from the Screen Actors Guild Hollywood and New York Division Elections Committees is to inform you of various obligations imposed on you by federal law in connection with the upcoming SAG internal union elections.
Federal law prohibits any employer including employers who are agents, managers, casting agents or producers from contributing anything of value to candidates for any SAG elected office. In addition, federal law may require that candidates who receive such contributions report them to the Department of Labor.