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Thu, 12/06/2007 - 10:32

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.

Speakers scheduled to appear include: SAG President Alan Rosenberg, WGAW President Patric M. Verrone, writers Aaron Solomon and Kai Bowe and SAG member Alfre Woodard. Mock-rock band Tenacious D. (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) will also perform live. Join us and show your solidarity!

Tue, 12/04/2007 - 07:57

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.

Mon, 12/03/2007 - 10:23

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.

Fri, 11/30/2007 - 10:20

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.

Thu, 11/29/2007 - 03:28

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.

NEW YORK:
There are no strike locations in New York. Schedule will resume on Dec. 3.

Thu, 11/29/2007 - 00:00
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 - 09:20

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.

Wed, 11/21/2007 - 10:53

- 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:

Mon, 11/19/2007 - 09:22

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:

Fri, 11/16/2007 - 12:36

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.

Fri, 11/16/2007 - 00:00
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.
Thu, 11/15/2007 - 07:38

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 -

Wed, 11/14/2007 - 15:05

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:

Tue, 11/13/2007 - 21:22

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.

Mon, 11/12/2007 - 10:08

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

Mon, 11/12/2007 - 09:09

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

Fri, 11/09/2007 - 13:34

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

Fri, 11/09/2007 - 07:38

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:

Fri, 11/09/2007 - 00:00
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, 2007
Thu, 11/08/2007 - 15:19
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.

Thu, 11/08/2007 - 14:03

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.

Thu, 11/08/2007 - 10:05

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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