The SAG-AFTRA New York offices (260 and 360 Madison locations) will be closing at 5:30 pm on Friday, Dec. 20 and will be completely closed until we re-open in our new office space on Monday, Jan. 6. New York staff will be unavailable, either in person, by phone, or by email. For on-set emergencies, the hotline number will still be available: (212) 517-0909.
You may also call the SAG-AFTRA national office in Los Angeles during this time.Read More
The following was released by IATSE today:
NEW YORK, Oct. 2 – James Claffey, Jr., president of Local One of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees issued the following statement today:
Local One has unfortunately been left with no choice but to exercise its legal rights at Carnegie Hall after 13 months of bargaining. Carnegie Hall Corporation has spent or will spend $230 million on its ongoing studio tower renovation, but they have chosen not to appropriately employ our members as we are similarly employed throughout the rest of Carnegie Hall.Read More
Construction at the new office space is underway, and as you can imagine, the construction zone is both busy and physically hazardous. For safety reasons, the site must remain off-limits to all members until construction is complete and we have received our official Certificate of Occupancy. This applies to all members, including Officers, Board members, Committee members and others. We are all eager to see the new space and look forward to welcoming everyone when it opens!Read More
Registration for the 2013/2014 Conservatory season has begun. This promises to be another great year filled with excellent workshops, seminars and weekly classes. You must be a paid-up member of SAG-AFTRA to join. Annual Membership is $30.00 and the season runs September 1 through August 31, regardless of when you join.Read More
New York (August 16, 2013) – On August 15, 2013, the ballot tabulation of the New York Local election was conducted.Read More
The following is being posted on behalf of Manhattan Plaza.
Effective July 10, 2013 requests for applications for the waiting list at Manhattan Plaza, a 1689 unit building located on West 43rd Street in Manhattan, will be accepted for studio and one bedroom apartments for those with limited income. There is a 70% preference for professional performing artists and support personnel, a 15% preference for Community Board #4 residents residing in substandard housing and a 15% preference for Community Board #4 residents who are 62 years of age or older.
Click here to listen to a great audio interview with New York radio personalities Jeff Spurgeon and Brian Lehrer!
We are delighted to bring you the second in a series of audio interviews with SAG-AFTRA New York Local broadcasters. Listen to the interview at your computer, or download to your mobile device and listen on the go.Read More
After an extensive search, the SAG-AFTRA New York Local will be moving into a new, unified office space by the end of this year. No more shuttling between 260 and 360 Madison! Our new address will be 1900 Broadway (at 63rd Street), right across from Lincoln Center. Not only will we have a great view in a great neighborhood, but the new office will be designed and built to our specific needs.Read More
To all members represented by an ATA/NATR agency that have chosen to sign a General Services Agreement (or “GSA”) with their agent:Read More
The New York State Department of Labor issued Child Performer Regulations, effective April 1, 2013. The full text of the regulations and assessments on public comments can be found on the DOL website at: http://labor.ny.gov/legal/child-performer-regulations.shtm. The final regulations were published in the State Register on March 6, 2013, and will also be included in the New York Code of Rules and Regulations ("NYCRR") as 12 NYCRR Part 186.Read More