SAG-AFTRA Receives AFL-CIO Charter

By | Wednesday August 1, 2012 @ 12:21pm PDT

Los Angeles (August 1, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA today received a new, national charter from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. SAG-AFTRA joins 55 other unions, comprising more than 12 million working men and women, under the AFL-CIO banner.

“With workers’ rights under attack nationwide, this charter represents a bright spot in the union movement and we are proud to add our new, unified voice in support of all workers in this country,” said SAG-AFTRA Co-President Roberta Reardon. “We are delighted to join with workers across the nation, and reaffirm the mission we share with the AFL-CIO: to ensure workers are treated fairly.”

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SAG And AFTRA Move To Negotiate Jointly Primetime TV & Theatrical Contracts

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AFL-CIO Puts Out SAG/AFTRA Flame War: “Joint Negotiating”

By | Tuesday March 18, 2008 @ 3:58pm PDT

Here’s the AFL-CIO statement today on where contract negotiations now stand for its two chartered guilds, SAG and AFTRA:

March 18, 2008: At the request of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the AFL-CIO has hosted several meetings between the two unions regarding the upcoming negotiation

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