SAG Strengthens Ties With National Labor

Horwitch, Lauren
November 2006
Back Stage East;11/30/2006, Vol. 47 Issue 48, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is making efforts to strengthen its ties with the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). In this regard, SAG made two key decisions at its biannual meetings. One decision was the appointment of AFL-CIO veteran Doug Allen as SAG's national executive director. The other was the guild's intention to join a new AFL-CIO Industry Coordinating Committee.


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