L.A. Local Of SAG-AFTRA Votes To Oppose New Film, TV ContractThe L.A. Local board represents 50% of the entire membership and brings in 55% of total earnings, according to a statement. The vote, however, is only advisory, and the national board’s vote recommends members vote yes on the new contract.
SAG-AFTRA Office Reportedly Evacuated After Receiving Phone ThreatThe SAG-AFTRA office in Los Angeles was reported to have been evacuated Tuesday after receiving an unspecified phone threat.
SAG-AFTRA Accuses Academy Of Intimidating Actors Over Appearances On Rival Awards Shows The Screen Actors Guild is alleging "graceless pressure tactics" after reports of members pressuring actors not to appear or present at the upcoming Oscars.
SAG-AFTRA Calls For An End To Auditions In Hotel Rooms, HomesThe announcement comes in the wake of countless sexual-misconduct scandals, such as those involving Harvey Weinstein, as well as initiatives to improve workplace safety such as the Time’s Up movement.
SAG-AFTRA, Studios Reach Deal, Avert StrikeIt includes annual wage raises of 2.5 percent, 3 percent and 3 percent over the next three years.
Actors Union Goes On Strike Against Video Game CompaniesThe SAG-AFTRA actor’s union went on strike Friday against 11 video game companies following 19 months of negotiations centering on greater compensation for voice-over and stunt performers.
'Prizzi's Honor' Actor Joseph Ruskin Dead At 89Ruskin garnered 124 television credits, including "Mission: Impossible" and "Star Trek," and appeared in 25 films, namely "The Magnificent Seven," ''Prizzi's Honor" and "Smokin' Aces."
SAG Board Approves AFTRA Merger ProposalA merger between the Screen Actors Guild and the American federation of Television and Radio Artists is one step closer to being a done deal.