Los Angeles (February 4, 2005) --- SAG President Melissa Gilbert issued the following statement about the death of actor and 37th Annual SAG Life Achievement Award recipient Ossie Davis:
Los Angeles (January 27, 2005) --- All dues-current SAG and AFTRA members who work under the Interactive Media Agreement are invited to an Interactive Media Voice Actors Caucus at 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 4 in the James Cagney boardroom. Participation is limited only by fire rules. Come early and bring your membership card.
This is the last discussion with negotiators and Negotiating Committee chairs before the start of negotiations. Here's a chance to preview the proposal package.
Los Angeles (January 25, 2005) --- The following is a joint statement from the American Federation of Musicians, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, and the Writers Guild of America, west regarding today's filing in Supreme Court of a friend of the court brief in the Grokster case:
Unions Secure Historically Lucrative Deal;
Across-the-Board Gains for Performers Working at Scale
SAG, AFTRA Presidents Endorse Inclusion of Opposition Views
in Referendum Materials on TV/Theatrical Deal
(Los Angeles, January 20, 2005) – Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today that they have negotiated a sweeping $200 million agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on a new three-year television and theatrical contract.
Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced today that the parties will reconvene negotiations for a new three-year Television and Theatrical contract on Wednesday, January 19. The current contract does not expire until June 30. A news blackout remains in effect.
(Los Angeles, January 7, 2005) As usual, SAG members have stepped up and generously donated their money and time to provide relief for those devastated by the Asian Tsunami.
SAG cashiering staff and resources will be reassigned as of January 1, 2005. Therefore, walk-up cashiering will be closing nationwide and payments will no longer be accepted at SAG offices. All dues payments will be processed online (24-hours a day) or by mail to:
Screen Actors Guild
P.O. Box 48970
Los Angeles, CA 90048-9170
SERVICES ONLINE OR BY MAIL....