TITLE

SAG Plays Waiting Game and Actors Are the Losers

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Back Stage (1946-5440);1/1/2009, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the impact of the delaying tactics of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) concerning strike authorization on actors in the U.S. It is opined that SAG members have been undermined by the guild's delaying tactics and an incoherent message from the beginning. It is stated that due to the SAG's delaying tactics, actors are receiving less money working under the guild's expired deal.
ACCESSION #
36151943

 

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