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  1. AFTRA Basic Cable Deals Better Than SAG's 'TV Land' Pact

    2:10 pm 3/5/2012

    In an unexpected turn, 91 percent of AFTRA basic cable shows are at industry-standard residual rates, while SAG in 2011 bargained down for the first time.Read more

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  2. SAG Signs Discounted Cable Deal with TV Land

    12:52 am 3/5/2012

    The mid-2011 deal, disclosed Friday on an anti-merger website, allows for a number of reruns without residuals, and brings to the fore, once again, an issue that’s strained relations between SAG and AFTRA.Read more

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  3. Dues for Middle-Class SAG Actors, Most Dual Cardholders Would Decrease in Merger (Analysis)

    1:48 pm 3/3/2012

    The SAG-AFTRA dues structure favors SAG, and would cause AFTRA-only actors and singers to pay more, while broadcasters would see little change.Read more

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  4. SAG/AFTRA: Stakes are High in Merger Vote, Lawsuit (Analysis)

    12:20 am 3/2/2012

    By March 30, it’s likely that the unions will either be permanently merged or that there won’t be a redo for at least three years – and probably longer.Read more

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  5. Musicians Union Lends 'Full Support' to SAG-AFTRA Merger

    11:23 am 2/28/2012

    The AFM joins Actors Equity in endorsing the proposed merger.Read more

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  6. SAG-AFTRA: Anti-Merger Lawsuit Drops a Key Demand

    5:57 pm 2/27/2012

    The plaintiffs drop a demand for access to member emails and a claim that union merger entails an improper election, while adding a fiduciary duty claim and demand for attorneys fees. Meanwhile, 131,000 ballots hit the post office today.Read more

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  7. Lauren Bacall, John Turturro Come Out for SAG-AFTRA Merger (Exclusive)

    9:53 pm 2/23/2012

    Meanwhile, Jon Cryer and Tony Shalhoub speak out in favor, while anti-merger forces hold another protest.Read more

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  8. SAG-AFTRA Merger: How Actors Get Real Power

    3:34 pm 2/23/2012

    Combining a merged SAG-AFTRA with musicians (yes, musicians) would create a superunion poised to dominate Hollywood.Read more

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  9. SAG/AFTRA Merger: Leaked Mercer Report Raises Questions About Opposition Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    1:41 am 2/23/2012

    Does the 2003 study prove the anti-merger case as claimed? It’s time for union members to judge for themselves.Read more

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  10. AFTRA Members Approve Network Television Contract

    8:40 pm 2/22/2012

    The three-year deal primarily covers soap operas and unscripted programming.Read more

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