Merger Info

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Constitution of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).

Merger Agreement between Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Merger will benefit all performers, but background actors stand to gain especially. Issues such as increasing the number of covered background positions, additional compensation for featured background work and adding new background zones all hinge on bargaining strength – and merger increases it. Here are some important reasons background actors should vote YES for SAG-AFTRA.