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Sun, 10/04/2015 - 19:20

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 4, 2015) -- The second SAG-AFTRA National Convention concluded today with speeches from the union’s top officers, focusing on the convention’s theme: Educate, Engage, Empower. The day capped a three-day convention that brought together member delegates from across the country to conduct business and work to advance the union and its mission. 

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 10:44

Los Angeles (Oct. 4, 2015) – The second day of SAG-AFTRA’s National Convention on Saturday began with a presentation by National Executive Director David White, which provided an update to convention delegates on the state of the union. White’s presentation covered leadership and activism, union operations, upcoming initiatives and future strategic goals, as well as recent industry trends, including the impact of technology on the media industry.

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 08:23

Los Angeles (Oct. 2, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard officially opened the second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention this morning, encouraging delegates to learn about the challenges confronting fellow members in every category and in other locals – and to talk, think, and collaborate on ideas and propose solutions.

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 14:17

Gabrielle Carteris

Los Angeles (Oct. 2, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA today announced that Gabrielle Carteris has been re-elected as executive vice president of the union at its second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention in Los Angeles. Her new two-year term begins immediately.

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 11:23

Los Angeles (Sept. 29, 2015) – Union leaders, delegates and special guests will converge in Southern California for the second biennial SAG-AFTRA National Convention, taking place Oct. 1-4 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.   

With the theme of Educate, Engage, Empower, the convention brings together hundreds of member delegates, including national officers, national board members, local presidents and members from across the country to discuss and decide on items vital to the future of the union.

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 15:36

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 17, 2015) — Members of SAG-AFTRA voted to ratify the SAG-AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Sound Recordings (Sound Recordings Code), which includes a groundbreaking payment formula for online streaming and non-permanent digital downloads that encompasses revenue from these types of exploitations generated outside the United States. The vote was 98.83 percent in favor of the new contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec.

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 16:09

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 11, 2015) – SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of former child star and AFTRA public relations consultant Dick Moore, who was married to screen star Jane Powell. He contributed to AFTRA’s public relations and communications teams for more than three decades. Moore died less than a week from celebrating his 90th birthday.

Moore was an indispensable asset to AFTRA for many years. His writing and no-nonsense approach to communications and public relations helped to speak on behalf of and better inform our members.

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:31

MIAMI (Sept. 10, 2015) – The SAG-AFTRA Miami Local has moved! After conducting a detailed review of members in the area, the SAG-AFTRA office in south Florida has just moved closer to the base of its membership. The new office, located in Doral, provides architectural and technological advancements in a location convenient to transportation — from the Palmetto Expressway to Miami International Airport.

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:23

 

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 10, 2015) – John P. Connell, 91, a veteran actor best known as the star of the live daytime drama Young Dr. Malone, a leading commercial voiceover artist, television writer and playwright, a longtime Screen Actors Guild Board member, and a decorated World War II flier, died Thursday, Sept.10, 2015 in Woodland Hills, California.

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:36

2015 SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local Election Results – Jane Austin Elected Los Angeles President

On August 20, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Los Angeles Local election was conducted.

For tabulation results click here.

In addition, the following candidates ran unopposed and are deemed elected without the necessity of a balloted election:

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 20:08

Members Re-Elect Ken Howard President of SAG-AFTRA
Jane Austin Elected Secretary-Treasure
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Los Angeles (Aug. 20, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA members have elected two of the union’s top ranking officers, choosing Ken Howard as president and Jane Austin as secretary-treasurer. Their two-year terms begin today.

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:11

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the San Diego Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*.

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 14:03

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Philadelphia Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*.

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 13:34

The California Film & Television Production Alliance—a coalition of guilds, unions, producers, small businesses, studios, and associations that have worked together for more than a decade to promote, improve and enhance film and television production in the State of California—today issued the following statement regarding the California Film Commission’s announcement of the first group of feature films to receive the newly expanded California Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2: 

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:12

On Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Seattle Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 15:49

On Monday, August 17, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Washington – Mid Atlantic Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*.

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:25

On Friday, August 14, the ballot tabulation of the Nashville Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk. For complete balloted election results, click here

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:01

 

On Friday, August 14, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the New England Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 15:38

On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Ohio-Pittsburgh Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 14:42

On Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Nevada Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:56

On Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the New Orleans Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:54

On Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the San Francisco-Northern California Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*.

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