Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:49

Los Angeles (August 15, 2013) — SAG-AFTRA today announced the results of elections for its top two elected positions. Members have re-elected Ken Howard and Amy Aquino to lead the union. Howard will serve as the first elected national president of SAG-AFTRA and Aquino as its first elected secretary-treasurer. Both previously served the Screen Actors Guild for two consecutive terms prior to merger, and each served respectively as co-president and co-secretary-treasurer of SAG-AFTRA following the merger in 2012. Their two-year terms begin today.

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Official Call for Nominees for the Inaugural SAG-AFTRA George Heller Memorial Gold Card

George Heller Memorial Gold Card

The official call for nominees is now open for the SAG-AFTRA George Heller Memorial Gold Card. All SAG-AFTRA members have the unique opportunity to recommend nominees for this prestigious honor.

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Meets via Videoconference

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Los Angeles and New York, (July 27, 2013) – The SAG-AFTRA national board of directors met today in a one-day videoconference plenary and reviewed several administrative, finance and governance matters.
 
The National Board received reports including:
 
National Co-President's Report

Sat, 07/27/2013 - 23:04

Los Angeles and New York, (July 27, 2013) – The SAG-AFTRA national board of directors met today in a one-day videoconference plenary and reviewed several administrative, finance and governance matters.
 
The National Board received reports including:
 
National Co-President's Report

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SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal with BeeAudio

Ashland, OR (July 12, 2013) – SAG-AFTRA today announced it has reached an agreement with audiobook producer BeeAudio. The BeeAudio deal is the latest in a series of efforts by SAG-AFTRA to enhance its organizing reach in the area of audiobooks.

In November of 2012, SAG-AFTRA issued “Do Not Work Notice” against the Ashland, Oregon based company that was producing books for various major publishers paying half or less than half the industry standard rate to narrators.

UPDATE: Notice Regarding Proposed Constitutional Amendments

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Please be advised that the SAG-AFTRA Executive Committee has approved an extension to the deadline for submitting proposed amendments for National Board consideration from Monday, July 8 by 5pm PDT to Monday, July 15, 2013 by 5pm PDT. Late submissions will not be considered.