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SAG ousting chief negotiator Doug Allen

SAG national executive director Doug Allen, a lightning rod for criticism during the ongoing contract talks with the studios, is on the way out as chief negotiator.

AFTRA: We’re needed more than ever

Sure, AFTRA successfully negotiated six contracts in 2008, but many challenges confront the federation in the new year. In Part 2 of a conversation with The Hollywood Reporter sister publication Back…

AFTRA lays out its vision

With all of the conflict surrounding SAG — its infighting and struggle to reach a new deal with film and television producers — it's easy to forget that it hasn't been a cakewalk for…

MISSING HEADLINE

In the ballroom of a Manhattan hotel Monday night, the two halves of an increasingly ugly marriage continued to dance around the issues that divide them, with neither side willing to concede a single…

Dissension in the ranks

The AMPTP and SAG's New York board are applying added pressure on guild members to vote against a strike authorization.

AMPTP, N.Y. actors branch put heat on SAG

The AMPTP and SAG's New York board are applying added pressure on guild members to vote against a strike authorization.

SAG closes in on vote to call strike

SAG today will move a step closer to striking. The guild's negotiating committee is expected to approve a measure asking for the rank and file's approval for a work stoppage, and the measure…

SAG closes in on strike vote

SAG is set to move a step closer to striking.

SAG negotiator Allen ‘on thin ice,’ or is he?

In the wake of MembershipFirst losing the majority on SAG's national board — and losing seats on the Hollywood board as well — the big question facing the guild is this: Will national…

It’s another add-on for ads contract

SAG and AFTRA have agreed to another six-month extension of their commercials contract with two ad industry groups.

SAG to sis: Let’s talk ads

Embroiled in stalled negotiations with producers on a new TV and film deal, SAG is seeking an extension of its soon-to-expire commercials contract and to jointly negotiate a new version with AFTRA…

SAG to AFTRA: Let’s talk commercials

The Screen Actors Guild is seeking an extension of its soon-to-expire commercials contract and to jointly negotiate a new version with AFTRA, according to a July 9 letter from SAG's Doug Allen.