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    N.Y. Local's Mike Hodge Enters EVP Race

    New York Local President Mike Hodge entered the race for SAG-AFTRA's executive vice presidency Friday and has some prominent union officials in his corner. In fact, Ken Howard, the union's national president, is backing Hodge for the position, as is former EVP Ned Vaughn, who resigned from the ...

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    SAG-AFTRA N.Y. to Hold Marrow Drive

    SAG-AFTRA's New York Local is holding a marrow donor drive March 14.

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    SAG-AFTRA Bone Marrow Drive Nets 15 Donors

    The March 14 event, organized in support of Holter Graham, the local president, drew 25 members and staff.

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    Ken Howard Claims Unified SAG-AFTRA Presidency

    Veteran actor and union leader Ken Howard became the first elected president of SAG-AFTRA Thursday.  Amy Aquino, who was running with Howard on the Unite for Strength slate, was elected secretary treasurer. Both previously served the Screen Actors Guild for two consecutive terms prior to merger, and each served respectively ...

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    AFTRA Foundation Announces Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund for Actors

    The AFTRA Foundation is partnering with the Actors Fund in New York to provide $50,000 in emergency aid grants for SAG-AFTRA actors affected by the storm.

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    SAG-AFTRA Extends Contracts, Eyes Spring Negotiations

    SAG-AFTRA announced Tuesday it has agreed to a one-year extension of two of its legacy contracts for corporate, non-broadcast and educational work. The extension gives the union more time to prepare for its upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which are expected to begin ...

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    Mike Hodge Wins Narrow Victory In New York Local Race

    New York Local President Mike Hodge fended off a challenge from Roberta Reardon, SAG-AFTRA's former co-president, retaining the top job at the union's second largest branch.  Hodge, who ran on the United Screen Actors Nationwide slate, found himself in a close contest with Reardon, who was a surprise ...

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    The SXSW Experience, Part 3

    Day three of South by Southwest is when all the cool kids congregated in one spot at Cheer Up Charlies.

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    Federal Judge Dismisses Ed Asner Suit

    Ed Asner plans to continue his fight for "transparency" in SAG-AFTRA's residual payments through different avenues after a court setback Wednesday, his attorney told Backstage.

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    SAG-AFTRA Targeting Spring Contract Talks

    SAG-AFTRA has kicked off its membership consultation process ahead of contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.