Fri, 12/20/2013 - 13:41

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.

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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. 

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 18:18

 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. 

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New Health Plan Option Expands Eligibility for Members with Earnings Under SAG-AFTRA Contracts

Dear Member,

We’re all aware that there are members who have solid earnings but are still falling short of qualifying for union health coverage because those earnings are being split between SAG and AFTRA contracts. Although there have always been participants that have had employer contributions made to both plans, the split in those contributions has been aggravated in recent years by shifts in the industry that have resulted in increasing numbers of participants who have sufficient joint earnings, but are not qualifying for either plan.

2014 Houston Workshop Registration

The Houston Conservatory is a group of committed SAG-AFTRA members living and working in Texas.  The Conservatory mission is to provide educational workshops, professional training and industry networking opportunities that communicate the importance of SAG-AFTRA membership and establish SAG-AFTRA’s role as leaders in the region.  We are committed to encouraging professional talent and increasing SAG-AFTRA media production. 

2014 Austin Workshop Registration

The Austin Conservatory is a group of committed SAG-AFTRA members living and working in Texas. The Conservatory mission is to provide educational workshops, professional training and industry networking opportunities that communicate the importance of SAG-AFTRA membership and establish SAG-AFTRA’s role as leaders in the region. We are committed to encouraging professional talent and increasing SAG-AFTRA media production.

 

The Entertainment Industry Foundation and PEOPLE Announce $1 Million Gift to the SAG Foundation in Celebration of the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (December 11, 2013) - The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), Hollywood’s leading charity, and PEOPLE magazine will make a $1 million multi-year gift to the Screen Actors Guild Foundation in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Screen Actors Guild Awards® and to recognize the entertainment community’s charitable contributions.

Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual SAG Awards

Filed in: SAG Awards

Ceremony will be Simulcast Live on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT)
 

2014 ProACT Workshop Registration

The ProACT Conservatory is a group of committed SAG-AFTRA members living and working in Texas. The Conservatory mission is to provide educational workshops, professional training and industry networking opportunities that communicate the importance of SAG-AFTRA membership and establish SAG-AFTRA’s role as leaders in the region. We are committed to encouraging professional talent and increasing SAG-AFTRA media production.