SAG-AFTRA Members Vote to Approve 2020 TV/Theatrical Contracts

LOS ANGELES – In national voting completed today, members of SAG-AFTRA ratified the 2020 TV/Theatrical agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Members approved the new, three-year contracts covering motion pictures, television and new media production by a vote of 74.22% to 25.78% with a turnout of 27.15%.

In addition to codifying meaningful wage increases, improvements to funding for the benefit plans and significantly improved residuals for streaming video, the agreement includes new protections governing nudity, simulated sex scenes and sexual harassment prevention.

 

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SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris highlights the new TV/Theatrical agreement, including gains in residuals, benefits, background roles and sexual harassment protections. Along with the SAG-AFTRA National Board, she's encouraging members to Vote Yes.

 

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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Actor Robert De Niro Votes Yes. The deadline to vote is this Wednesday at 5pm PT.

Actor Stephen Lang Votes Yes. The deadline to vote is this Wednesday at 5pm PT.

Actor Michael Gaston Votes Yes. The deadline to vote is this Wednesday at 5pm PT.

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