In a stunning development, Membership First, the radical faction of the Screen Actors’ Guild, was pushed completely out of power in the entertainment industry’s most important union last month, ending […]

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Avoids Merger Issue in Guild Talk

Publicly at least it appears from this report that the new AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka, avoided the entertainment guilds’ hot button issue, the proposed merger of SAG and AFTRA, when […]

Hey, it could be a coincidence but I am not sure I believe in coincidences. Yesterday afternoon the LA Times informed me they would not run my op-ed suggesting that […]

SAG and AFTRA Should Rethink Merger Plans

After AFTRA launched its pre-emptive strike with a proposal to form a new union entirely, SAG President Ken Howard has, as expected, endorsed the idea of merger in a statement […]

AFTRA Jumps the Gun - Proposes New Union in Entertainment and Media Space

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or AFTRA, surprised many in the entertainment and media industry yesterday with a call for the formation of a new union to […]