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Wed, 06/08/2011 - 18:50

Los Angeles (June 8, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced today that members have approved three-year successor agreements to the AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Non Broadcast/Industrial/Educational Recorded Material and the SAG Industrial and Educational Contract.

Overall, the memberships of SAG and AFTRA voted 95 percent to 5 percent in favor of the new agreement.

Sat, 06/04/2011 - 10:56

Public Beta of the Application Already a Hit with More Than 500 Producers Using the System in the First Month

Los Angeles (June 4, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White today publicly previewed SAG’s  new online application for producers as part of the Guild’s appearance at the Producers Guild of America’s Third Annual Produced By Conference at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif.

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 16:03

Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard, AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon, American Federation of Musicians International President Ray Hair, and IATSE International President Matthew D. Loeb today asked AFL-CIO members to assist in the fight against digital theft — illegal downloads and streaming — that hurts U.S. workers, jobs, incomes and benefits.

Click here to read their message.

Sat, 05/21/2011 - 12:10

Meeting in Orlando, Florida, for its annual Screen Actors Guild Regional Branch Conference, leaders of the Regional Branch Division were welcomed today by Jennifer Pennypacker, Orlando Film Commissioner and President of Film Florida. "It is a true honor for Orlando to be hosting the Regional Branch Division this weekend," she said. "We are grateful for the role Screen Actors Guild plays in establishing and sustaining the local industry."

Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:21

Screen Actors Guild today voiced its support for actions by the office of the Los Angeles City Attorney and the State labor commissioner, which are cracking down on unlawful fees charged by background casting businesses.

In all, cease-and-desist letters were sent to 14 background casting companies on Wednesday, warning that requiring actors to pay a fee for access to work is a violation of California labor law. L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich sent the letters to background casting companies operating in the city, with the goal of achieving industry-wide compliance.