Press Releases 2007

Press Releases
Wed, 11/21/2007 - 11:53

- No picketing scheduled over Thanksgiving Holidays -


We encourage Guild Members, 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.

NOVEMBER 26 & 27:

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Mon, 11/19/2007 - 10:22

We encourage you, on your own time, to walk this picket line 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 the following

SONY PLAZA
56th and Madison
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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

REMINDER:

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Fri, 11/16/2007 - 13:36

Dear Guild Member:

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Fri, 11/16/2007 - 01:00
WGA March & Rally Scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20 on Hollywood Blvd. 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. LABOR SOLIDARITY WITH WRITERS – MARCH AND RALLY DOWN HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD 1 p.m. – Assemble at Hollywood Blvd. and Ivar Ave.Read More
Thu, 11/15/2007 - 08:38

The WGA will hold a mass rally tomorrow at NBC Burbank. Come out and join your fellow Guild members at 2 p.m. to show support for the WGA.

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

NBC Studio
3000 W. Alameda, Burbank
2 p.m.

- No WGA strike location in New York -

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Wed, 11/14/2007 - 16:05

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

In Los Angeles:

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Tue, 11/13/2007 - 22:22

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

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Mon, 11/12/2007 - 11:08

In Los Angeles:

NOV. 13 IS ACTOR DAY ON THE WGA PICKET LINES!

Come to Universal Studios tomorrow and show your Screen Actors Guild solidarity for striking WGA writers. In the interest of keeping the TV cameras focused on the strike, WGA has announced that there will be a "Picketing with the Stars" rally on Tuesday, November 13, from 12-2 p.m.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Main Gates 1, 2 and 3 (all gates off of Lankershim Blvd.)
12-2 p.m.
SAG staff coordinators will be at the site

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Mon, 11/12/2007 - 10:09

In Los Angeles:

NOV. 13 IS ACTOR DAY ON THE WGA PICKET LINES!

Come to Universal Studios tomorrow and show your Screen Actors Guild solidarity for striking WGA writers. In the interest of keeping the TV cameras focused on the strike, WGA has announced that there will be a "Picketing with the Stars" rally on Tuesday, November 13, from 12-2

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Fri, 11/09/2007 - 14:34

Emergency Suspension or Termination
Television Series Contracts

The following contract rules apply to performers under series contracts (series regulars) during a strike:

HOLD

  • The Producer may continue to pay the performer their full salary. This will keep the performer on hold during any suspension and all terms of their personal service agreement will remain in full force and effect.

SUSPENSION

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Fri, 11/09/2007 - 08:38

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member.

REMINDER:

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Fri, 11/09/2007 - 08:09

Emergency Suspension or Termination
Television Series Contracts

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Fri, 11/09/2007 - 01:00
REMARKS OF ABBY DYLAN Screen Actors Guild SAG National Board of Directors Chair, SAG Regional Branch Division Legislative Committee FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING ON MEDIA OWNERSHIP Seattle, Washington November 9, 2007Read More
Thu, 11/08/2007 - 16:19
Guild Members: A Message from SAG President Alan Rosenberg on the WGA Strike and Information on WGA Rally and Pickets for Friday, November 9


November 8, 2007

Dear Screen Actors Guild members,

First, let me thank the hundreds of SAG members who have been on the WGA picket lines in Los Angeles and New York. Rank-and-file members and entire casts of SAG shows have been extraordinary in support of WGA striking writers. The WGA is extremely grateful for your solidarity, as am I.
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Thu, 11/08/2007 - 15:03

November 8, 2007

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member as indicated below.

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Thu, 11/08/2007 - 11:05

Los Angeles (Nov. 8, 2007) -- Everybody Love Raymond’s Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, and WGA member/show creator Phil Rosenthal will join writers on the WGA picket line at Paramount Studios today at 10 a.m.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson will make a statement in support of striking WGA writers today at 11 a.m. at Paramount Studios (Windsor Gate). Joining Rev. Jackson will be WGAW President Patric M. Verrone and fellow Writers Guild members.

PARAMOUNT STUDIOS
5555 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Wed, 11/07/2007 - 11:19

November 7, 2007

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member as indicated below.

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Tue, 11/06/2007 - 07:03

November 6, 2007

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, look for the designated Screen Actors Guild staff member as indicated below.

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Sun, 11/04/2007 - 13:11

November 4, 2007

Screen Actors Guild will have a staff presence at every WGA picket line to ensure that SAG members’ questions are answered.

REMINDER:
If you are contracted to work on a television series or motion picture that continues to produce while the WGA is on strike, you are obligated by your personal service agreement and the “No Strike” clause in our collective bargaining agreements, to go to work.

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Fri, 11/02/2007 - 08:09

November 2, 2007

To All Screen Actors Guild members:

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) board and Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) council voted today to call a strike against the film studios and television networks that make up the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on Monday, November 5.

Please read this notice carefully as it outlines important instructions and information for all 120,000 Screen Actors Guild members.

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Thu, 11/01/2007 - 14:29

Los Angeles Convention Center - November 1, 2007

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Thu, 11/01/2007 - 06:03

Los Angeles Convention Center - November 1, 2007

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Mon, 10/29/2007 - 00:00
NEWEST CASTING DATA SHOWS HIGHEST ETHNIC MINORITY REPRESENTATION ON RECORD Los Angeles (October 29, 2007)—Following a fifteen year trend, non-Caucasian performers made incremental gains over the past two years, although mostly represented in supporting roles, according to the latest casting data collected and analyzed by Screen Actors Guild (SAG) in 2005 and 2006. Casting data for women and senior performers has remained relatively unchanged.Read More
Sun, 10/28/2007 - 14:31

Los Angeles (Oct. 28, 2007) -The National Board of Directors of Screen Actors Guild unanimously approved a statement of support for the Writers Guild of America (WGA) at its plenary meeting in Los Angeles Oct. 27.

Saturday's resolution, which is included below in full, sounds a resounding note of support for the WGA from the highest elected body of Screen Actors Guild.

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE WGA

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Sun, 10/28/2007 - 12:08

Los Angeles (Oct. 28, 2007) –The National Board of Directors of Screen Actors Guild unanimously approved a statement of support for the Writers Guild of America (WGA) at its plenary meeting in Los Angeles Oct. 27.

Saturday’s resolution, which is included below in full, sounds a resounding note of support for the WGA from the highest elected body of Screen Actors Guild.

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE WGA

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