SAG comic falls flat on labor law issue

SAG comic, Allen Lulu, has never, as far as I know, played a lawyer in reality or on TV, but…

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Rethinking the SAG-AFTRA merger proposal – deck chairs on the Titanic?

Over the past few months I have been following closely the proposed merger between the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA.…

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Is SAG telling members everything they need to know about moving to Delaware?

The proposal to merge SAG, currently incorporated in California, with AFTRA in a new Delaware non-stock corporation has sparked an…

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Leaked Study May Undermine Case for SAG-AFTRA Merger

In what might end up being the biggest case of blowback in Hollywood this season, the pro-merger forces in SAG…

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SAG sued over proposed merger with AFTRA

Making good on its threat over the last few weeks, the ghost of Membership First has risen with figures like…

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Tearing up the SAG card: how merger with AFTRA could open the door to a non-union Hollywood

When one steps back from the bitter debate now engulfing the Screen Actors Guild over whether to ratify a proposed…

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“Don’t worry about that picket line”: Romney or Reardon?

In the category of “you can’t make this stuff up,” AFTRA President Roberta Reardon reportedly told a roomful of SAG…

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Behind the scenes in the White House birth control battle

The Obama team started out using the birth control issue to throw key centrist Catholic Democrats like Bob Casey under…

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In Piracy Debate, Is the Sky Falling?

Heck, even Amnesty International is critical of Hollywood’s stance on piracy. In Piracy Debate, Is the Sky Falling? – NYTimes.com.…

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“Leverage” – rethinking the SAG/AFTRA merger’s big myth

Among the most important considerations that unions have to take into account in today’s rapidly changing economic environment is how…

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