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SAG-AFTRA Members Picket in Front of BBH Los Angeles Offices
SAG-AFTRA Members Picket in Front of BBH Los Angeles OfficesNearly 1,000 SAG-AFTRA members today picketed in front of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty, LLC (BBH) which is trying to illegally abandon its union contract.
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SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Passing of New York Assembly Bill A.8155-B
SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Passing of New York Assembly Bill A.8155-BOn behalf of New York's SAG-AFTRA members, the union commends New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, and Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein and their colleagues in the New York State Assembly for passing A.8155-B today. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said the following:
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SAG-AFTRA Statement on Senate Net Neutrality Vote
Today the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to maintain the net neutrality rules adopted by the FCC in 2015. SAG-AFTRA issued the following statement: “We commend the senators who voted today to undo the FCC’s order repealing net neutrality rules. We support the basic principles that companies should provide their users with access to all lawfully distributed content on reasonably non-discriminatory terms, they should be prohibited from favoring their own content over the content of an unaffiliated provider and they should be prohibited from prioritizing the content of one unaffiliated provider over that of another. We continue to urge the government to work toward the goal of preserving a free and open Internet and to maintain and strengthen the distinction between the transmission of lawful and unlawful content.”
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213 Musical Artists Call on Congress to Pass CLASSICS Act and Fix Pre-1972 Loophole for Legacy Artists
213 Musical Artists Call on Congress to Pass CLASSICS Act and Fix Pre-1972 Loophole for Legacy Artists
Music Organizations and Artists Press Congress to Consolidate Widely Backed Music Licensing Reforms Into Single Bill
An unprecedented coalition of 213 musical artists, supported by eight leading music organizations, called upon the U.S. Congress to pass the CLASSICS Act, bipartisan legislation pending in both the House and Senate to address one of copyright law’s most glaring loopholes.
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SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
Code is Part of Sweeping Four Pillars of Change Approach to Achieving a Harassment Free Workplace and Advancing Equity
SAG-AFTRA today released a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment as part of a broader program to protect its members and to confront harassment and advance equity in the workplace.
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FIA Calls for an End to Sexual Harassment in Media, Arts and Entertainment
FIA Calls for an End to Sexual Harassment in Media, Arts and Entertainment
Enough is enough! FIA calls for an end to sexual harassment in the Media, Arts and Entertainment Industry
The International Federation of Actors (FIA) Executive Committee unanimously approves a Declaration on sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the entertainment and media industries. The Declaration, authored and sponsored by the American performers union Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), recognizes the rights of all performers to a safe and harassment-free working environment and urges the industry to work in good faith with unions and performer organizations to develop a long-term strategy to achieve discrimination, harassment and retaliation-free work environments.
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SAG-AFTRA Settles Unfair Labor Practice Charges With Telemundo
SAG-AFTRA Settles Unfair Labor Practice Charges With TelemundoSAG-AFTRA has settled three unfair labor practice charges with Spanish-language television network Telemundo filed on behalf of the network’s telenovela performers. The settlement, which includes a key win that corrects the misclassification of Telemundo performers as independent contractors, was reached after a year of litigation and days before a trial at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
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