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SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White Announces Departure

SAG-AFTRA’s longtime National Executive Director David White will step down this spring, after 12 years in the role, the guild announced on Friday. White, who took his post as the guild’s…

SAG-AFTRA Launches Sexual Harassment Reporting Platform, Standards for Intimacy Coordinators

The reporting platform, called SAG-AFTRA Safe Place, allows members as well as anyone who has worked on a SAG-AFTRA production to report incidents of sexual harassment they personally experienced or…

Performers’ Unions “Demand Action” on Workplace Harassment Allegations Amid Scott Rudin Claims

Days after The Hollywood Reporter's story on producer Scott Rudin, leaders from SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity and American Federation of Musicians Local 802 said in a joint statement that "every corporate…

Hollywood Coalition Calls on Senate Leaders to Act on “Critical Issue” of Pandemic Insurance

Film, television and sports groups including SAG-AFTRA, the DGA and Producers Guild additionally asked Senators for "direct intervention" in the form of temporary federal funds on Friday.

SAG-AFTRA Health Fund Seeks Dismissal of Actors’ Suit Over Plan Changes

In December, a group of actors led by Ed Asner sued the SAG-AFTRA Health Fund and its board of trustees for breach of fiduciary duty and violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act…

Trump Resigns From SAG-AFTRA

The former president's actions come after the union's National Board voted "overwhelmingly" to convene a disciplinary process that could potentially result in his expulsion.

Trump Facing Expulsion From SAG-AFTRA

SAG-AFTRA’s National Board orders disciplinary hearing for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

SAG-AFTRA Says “Most” Productions Will Be on Hiatus Until Mid-January Amid Pandemic

SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris on Tuesday posted a message to the union's website with an update to COVID-19 filming protocols amid the current surge in cases.

Hilary Swank Sues Union Health Plan for Not Covering Ovarian Cysts

Hilary Swank files a scathing lawsuit against those running the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan.

Alfre Woodard to Join Black Lives Matter’s Patrisse Cullors in SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation

The conversation is expected to touch on race, criminal justice and incarceration and actionable steps to create change.

SAG-AFTRA L.A. Board Disapproves TV/Theatrical Deal in Non-Binding Sign of Fractious Union

The board of SAG-AFTRA's largest local on Tuesday voted 69 percent to 31 percent against the new TV/theatrical deal approved by the national board, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, in a "toxic"…

SAG-AFTRA Voting Begins on TV/Theatrical Deal in Test of Leadership

Member voting commenced Thursday on SAG-AFTRA's new TV/theatrical deal, the performers' union announced, and additional details of the agreement were released in a lengthy ballot packet available…