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    ‘90210’ Star Hones in on SAG-AFTRA EVP Role

    Gabrielle Carteris is poised to capture the SAG-AFTRA executive vice presidency at the union’s upcoming convention after her main competitor for the job announced she’s backing for the former “Beverly Hills 90210” star.

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    SAG Foundation Awards Scholarships

    The foundation announced that it had awarded more than $400,000 in scholarship money through its John L. Dales Scholarship Fund.

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    SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Announce Tentative Deal (Updated)

    SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have tentatively reached a new three-year deal.

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    SAG-AFTRA Settles on New Structure

    At weekend board meeting, directors approve new locals, prep for commercials contracts.

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    SAG-AFTRA: Foreign Royalties Suit 'Completely Without Merit'

    SAG-AFTRA said Friday a second lawsuit over its foreign royalties program is "completely without merit." "We will vigorously respond in the appropriate forum in due course," the union said in a statement. Ed Asner, a former SAG president, and close to a dozen other former union board members have filed ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Faces Right-to-Work Reality in Michigan

    Actors joined the throngs of labor protesters around the Michigan capitol building in Lansing in a vain attempt to dissuade Republican lawmakers from passing two right-to-work bills.

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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 Leader Slams Calif. Ballot Initiative

    Prop. 32 would limit unions’ ability to spend on political campaigns.

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    Calif. Legislature Passes Extension to Film and TV Tax Credits

    Hollywood producers are breathing easier after lawmakers in Sacramento passed an extension to the state's lucrative tax credit program for the entertainment industry. The bill passed the state Senate in a 32-2 vote and provides another $200 million in taxpayer support for film and television series shot in California.

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    SAG-AFTRA Applauds Ruling In Image Use Lawsuit

    SAG-AFTRA applauded a federal court ruling that resurrected a suit by a former college football player against video game publisher Electronic Arts. The union, which believes the suit could help its members retain control over the commercial use of their images, said it was "very gratified" the Third Circuit Court ...