SAG/AFTRA Relations Task Force Update

SAG/AFTRA Relations Task Force Update

We are happy to report that relations between SAG and AFTRA have improved significantly over the last year and continue to grow stronger. Not only have the unions agreed to joint bargaining of the TV/Theatrical and Exhibit A contracts this fall, but union leaders are now openly discussing the potential for a permanent partnership. A recent open letter by AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon and other top AFTRA officers called talk of a possible merger “an encouraging sign.” Responding to the letter, SAG President Ken Howard said, “I’m delighted to see AFTRA’s leadership speak out forcefully about something that I and other SAG leaders so strongly support.”

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