Los Angeles – SAG-AFTRA today released the following statement regarding the diversity, equity and inclusion demands made by SAG-AFTRA covered employees at NPR:
“The more than 160,000 journalists, actors and recording artists of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) stand in support of our members who are demanding meaningful improvements in diversity, equity and inclusion at NPR.
“The SAG-AFTRA unit at NPR is the single largest shop in our union, with over 500 reporters, producers, editors, and other workers. We are proud to amplify their important message about diversity, equity, and inclusion at NPR and in all spaces where people work, live and gather.
“We stand with people of color and all underrepresented and marginalized groups and will continue to push for a more just and fair society. Today, we stand with our members at NPR in their effort to align business promises with business practices.”
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