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    Unite For Strength Unveils Slate, Ned Vaughn Running for Delegate

    Unite For Strength officially unveiled its full slate of candidates Thursday, almost a week after SAG-AFTRA published the names of those standing in the union’s first post-merger election. The group is fielding a slate of 52 candidates running for SAG-AFTRA National and Los Angeles Local Boards and more than ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Presidential Field Narrows Ahead of Ballot Mailing

    Hours before SAG-AFTRA unveiled its full candidate list, presidential candidate Paul Edney announced he's supporting rival Esai Morales for the union's top job. Morales is the best-known candidate in the field other than incumbent Ken Howard. With Edney's backing, it's now a three-way contest between Howard ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Unveils Full Candidate List

    SAG-AFTRA unveiled the list of candidates running in its first post-merger national election, including a presidential field that features three challengers to Co-President Ken Howard.  Paul Edney, Marilyn Monrovia and Esai Morales are vying to unseat Howard, who is seeking a third term at the helm.    The candidates for ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal With Oregon Audiobook Producer

    SAG-AFTRA has reached a deal with BeeAudio, an audiobook producer for which it issued a "Do Not Work Notice" late last year.

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    Web Performers Won't Lose Out on Compensation

    Increasingly series produced for the Web are moving over to television or other formats, but performers on Web series that migrate to traditional broadcast or cable television don’t have to worry about losing out on compensation—at least if they’re SAG-AFTRA members.

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    SAG-AFTRA NYC Local Fight Takes Shape

    Roberta Reardon, who currently serves as the union’s national co-president with Ken Howard, formally announced June 30 that she’s challenging Mike Hodge for the presidency of the New York Local, SAG-AFTRA’s second largest.

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    SAG-AFTRA NYC President Hodge Expects Re-election Challenge

    Mike Hodge is expecting a challenger to emerge as he launches his bid for reelection as SAG-AFTRA New York Local president, a source tells Backstage.

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    Will SAG-AFTRA Declare War on Casting Directors?

    Esai Morales hinted at a possible showdown with the Casting Society of America if elected president in SAG-AFTRA’s upcoming election.

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    SAG-AFTRA Presidential Field Shapes Up As Ken Howard Confirms He’ll Run Again

    The SAG-AFTRA presidential leadership field shaped up Thursday with incumbent Ken Howard and a challenger announcing their intentions to run. Howard, who told Backstage in April he was "inclined" to run, confirmed his interest Thursday. “It’s my inclination because it assures a certain continuity,” he said in a recent ...

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    Members Back First SAG-AFTRA Joint Contracts In Landslide Vote

    The 2013 Commercials Contract and Radio Recorded Commercials Contract were the first major contracts negotiated by SAG-AFTRA as one union since its merger in March 2012.