Press Releases 2007

Press Releases
Fri, 12/28/2007 - 04:29
Los Angeles (December 28, 2007) — “We are pleased that Worldwide Pants has reached an independent agreement with the WGA and The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson will be back on the air with their WGA writing staffs,” said Rosenberg.
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Wed, 12/26/2007 - 15:01
The SAG offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

We wish everyone a happy and safe New Year.
Fri, 12/21/2007 - 12:38

Did you Resign? Are You Financial Core?

Members who resigned before June 13 will be given the opportunity to apply for reinstatement under the previous reinstatement process.

Applications for reinstatement under that process must be received by Screen Actors Guild no later than December 31, 2007.

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Wed, 12/19/2007 - 05:38
Tickets to the SAG Awards™ Telecast and Gala, Red Carpet Bleacher Seats, VIP Backstage Tours and Unique Collectibles Auctioned to the Public at www.sagawards.org/auction to Benefit the SAG Foundation
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Tue, 12/18/2007 - 15:18
Tomorrow, Dec. 19 at 7:30 a.m. is a Special Meeting of the Los Angeles City Housing, Community, and Economic Development Committee at City Hall Regarding the Economic Impact of the WGA Strike

SAG members are invited to attend and show support
(NO PICKET SIGNS PERMITTED)


There will be no WGA picket lines tomorrow; however there is a Special Meeting of the Los Angeles City Housing, Community, and Economic Development Committee at City Hall at 7:30 a.m. regarding the economic impact of the WGA strike.
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Mon, 12/17/2007 - 12:01
Information on WGA Strike Locations for Tuesday, December 18

If you've ever worked on any of the “Law and Order” series or if you’ve ever wanted to—come support the WGA writers who write the shows that keep work in New York. Join the WGA on the picket line for “Crime Writers Join For Justice” at Foley Square.

Tuesday, December 18th
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Thomas Paine Park in Foley Square

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Mon, 12/17/2007 - 11:29
December 16, 2007

Dear Screen Actors Guild Members:

Thank you one and all.

You have shown extraordinary dedication to your union and to the Writers Guild of America. Your strength and solidarity in support of the striking writers inspired me to write the message of support (see below) which I will send to the members of the WGA today.
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Fri, 12/14/2007 - 15:03
Dear Guild Member:

Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

MONDAY, DEC. 17

SAG will be staffing the following locations:

Warner Bros. Studios

9 a.m.–1 p.m.
4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91522
Meeting Place: Gate 2-3 on OliveRead More
Fri, 12/14/2007 - 08:38
NOMINATIONS FOR SCREEN ACTORS GUILD’S NEW HONORS FOR
STUNT ENSEMBLES TO BE ANNOUNCED BY SAG AWARDS™
COMMITTEE MEMBERS JOBETH WILLIAMS AND DARYL ANDERSON
ON DEC. 20 AT 8:50 AM ET / 5:50 AM PT, WEBCAST LIVE ON TNT.TV
AND TBS.COM


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Fri, 12/14/2007 - 01:00
NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF COLLATERAL (California Commercial Code Section 9613)Read More
Thu, 12/13/2007 - 11:03
New Mexico Guild members: Join WGA members on Thursday, December 13 to stand and deliver the strike message that is affecting the broadcast and entertainment industry nationwide!

SAG members will hand out leaflets and inform the public of the WGA struggle in Albuquerque. The national commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

Make plans to show your support for your fellow creative artists. Wear your SAG t-shirt or hat and walk the line with those who write them!
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Thu, 12/13/2007 - 08:23

Dear Florida Guild member:

Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

Join WGA members on Thursday, December 13 to stand and deliver the strike message that is affecting the broadcast and entertainment industry nationwide!

Books & Books
935 Lincoln Road

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Thu, 12/13/2007 - 04:23
Seattle Guild members: Join WGA members and the King County Labor Council Unions on Friday, December 14 to stand and deliver the strike message that is affecting the broadcast and entertainment industry nationwide!

SAG members will hand out leaflets and inform the public of the WGA struggle in Seattle. The national commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.
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Wed, 12/12/2007 - 15:09
Texas Guild members: Join WGA members on Thursday, December 13 to stand and deliver the strike message that is affecting the broadcast and entertainment industry nationwide!

SAG members will hand out leaflets and inform the public of the WGA struggle in both Austin and Dallas. The national commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

Make plans to show your support for your fellow creative artists. Wear your SAG t-shirt or hat and walk the line with those who write them!Read More
Mon, 12/10/2007 - 11:02

Dear Guild Member:
Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

Tuesday, December 11 is “Bring an Actor Friend to the Picket Lines” Day at all WGA picket line locations.

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Mon, 12/10/2007 - 04:38
Dear Guild Member:

Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

On Wednesday, December 12, the WGA Black Writers Committee is hosting Diversity Picketing Day at the Paramount location. Everyone is welcome to join. Remember, it’s our differences that make our guilds strong, so come out to show your support.Read More
Thu, 12/06/2007 - 19:03

Dear Guild Member:

Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

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Thu, 12/06/2007 - 11:32

On Friday, Dec. 7, the WGA will picket the FremantleMedia headquarters in Burbank. This is the latest action in the Guild’s ongoing efforts to target the international conglomerate to improve substandard working conditions for writers in the entertainment industry’s “reality” TV and game show arena.

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Thu, 12/06/2007 - 11:23

Dear Guild Member:

Now more than ever, we must bolster our commitment and keep walking picket lines to let management know that we stand firmly with our brothers and sisters at the WGA. The commitment of actors has been astounding—and our message has been heard loud and clear: The WGA’s fight is our fight.

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Tue, 12/04/2007 - 08:57

Dear Guild Member:

We encourage you, on your own time, to walk any picket line that has been set up by the WGA to show your solidarity. If you are not working (or are on break or lunch) and want to come out to support the WGA picket line, please come to one of the following locations.

When you arrive at the location, please look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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Mon, 12/03/2007 - 11:23

Dear Guild Member:

We encourage you, on your own time, to walk any picket line that has been set up by the WGA to show your solidarity. If you are not working (or are on break or lunch) and want to come out to support the WGA picket line, please come to one of the following locations.

When you arrive at the location, please look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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Fri, 11/30/2007 - 11:20

Dear Guild Member:

We encourage you, on your own time, to walk any picket line that has been set up by the WGA to show your solidarity. If you are not working (or are on break or lunch) and want to come out to support the WGA picket line, please come to one of the following locations.

When you arrive at the location, please look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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Thu, 11/29/2007 - 04:28

LOS ANGELES:

On Friday, Nov. 30, the WGA will pay tribute to the veteran writers, actors and directors of yesteryear and honor those who helped form and shape the unions we are fighting to protect.

Sony Studios in Culver City
10 a.m -Noon

Jasmine Gate (10202 W. Washington Blvd.)
Street parking is available.
Staff Contact: Seneca Scott.

When you arrive at the location, please look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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Thu, 11/29/2007 - 01:00
SAG Constitution and By-Laws -- Updated October 2007 The Constitution was amended on October 27, 2007 by the SAG National Board of Directors to make non-substantive corrections to the following articles: Article IV., Section 7., and Article V., Section 1.H.2.c., Article VIII., Section 1.A.1.b.iv., Article VIII., Section 7.C. and Article XI., Section 2.
Wed, 11/28/2007 - 10:20

We encourage you, on your own time, to walk any picket line that has been set up by the WGA to show your solidarity. If you are not working (or are on break or lunch) and want to come out to support the WGA picket line, please come to one of the following locations.

When you arrive at the location, please look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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