On June 29, 2020, the SAG-AFTRA National Board met and reviewed the 2020 TV/Theatrical Contracts, and voted to approve and recommend a “Yes” vote.

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SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris on Why She's Voting Yes​

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SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris highlights gains in wages, residuals, benefits and sexual harassment protections in the new TV/Theatrical agreement and encourages members to cast their vote.

 

2020 TV/Theatrical Contracts Highlights

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SAG-AFTRA achieved unprecedented increases in residuals in the fastest-growing category, secured ground-breaking protections for members in the areas of nudity, simulated sex and sexual harassment, and strengthened our benefit plans. The board approved the tentative agreement by a super majority and recommends members vote “yes” to ratify the contracts.

 

SAG-AFTRA National Board Approves Tentative Agreement, Recommends Ratification of 2020 TV/Theatrical Agreement

June 29, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) National Board of Directors met today in a one-day videoconference plenary and approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on June 11. With the board’s approval, the deal covering motion picture, television and new media production now goes to the union’s membership for ratification.

The board approved the tentative agreement by a super majority of 67.61% to 32.39% and recommended a vote of “yes” to ratify the contracts.

 

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SAG-AFTRA negotiated a future-focused agreement providing the strong foundation our members need to evolve with the industry. The board approved the tentative agreement by a super majority and recommends members vote “yes” to ratify the contracts.

 

 

Informational Meetings

All eligible members were mailed a postcard July 1, 2020, with instructions and a PIN number on how to vote online or how to request a paper ballot. If necessary, you can retrieve your PIN number at the voting website by clicking “Find My PIN.” Member meetings will be held beginning July 7 to review the proposed new contracts.

Ballots – whether submitted online or by mail – must be received by 5 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

All meetings will take place virtually online.

If you are unable to attend and have questions regarding the tentative agreement, please email TVTH2020@sagaftra.org or call (866) 287-1853.

All meeting information subject to change. Check sagaftra.org/contracts2020 and watch your email for notices with information about meetings. with information about meetings. All paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing who work the TV/Theatrical Contracts are urged to attend these important informational meetings. These meetings are only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing (paid through April 30, 2020 or October 31, 2020), no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome.

 

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