TITLE

SAG-AFTRA Okay Pact?

AUTHOR(S)
Armbrust, Roger
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Back Stage;3/19/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs to look for voting members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) to approve the proposed one-year extension to the lucrative feature-film and television contract. Deadline for voters to return ballots, 120,000 went out to members at the end of February, to Integrity Voting Systems in Everett, Washington, was Thursday, March 18, 2004 and the unions were expecting to have an announcement of the voting results by the following Friday. Melissa Gilbert, SAG's national president and John Connolly, her counterpart with AFTRA, both have supported the extension agreement and the two unions' joint board of directors voted 79% to 21% to endorse the extension.
ACCESSION #
12651114

 

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