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SAG-AFTRA Asks for Investigation of Videogame Industry Over Vocal Safety Issues

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SAG-AFTRA Merger Lawsuit to be Dropped

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SAG/AFTRA Lawsuit Hearing Canceled (Exclusive)

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Dismissal Filed in SAG-AFTRA Merger Lawsuit

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Jonathan Handel The plaintiffs say they’ve “reflected upon the demonstrated will of the SAG members.” The Business Business SAG SAG-AFTRA Labo

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Anti-Merger Lawsuit Filed Against SAG and Officers

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Terminated Employee Sues SAG Pension & Health Plan for Wrongful Termination

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The Plan (which is separate from SAG) investigated several months ago and denies key allegations. The Business Business SAG SAG-AFTRA Labor

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Anti-Merger Lawsuit Lives on Even Though SAG Doesn't

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Jonathan Handel A month after merger, a dissolved defendant – SAG – files an answer in a suit that it argues is both stale and premature.

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SAG Filing Motion to Dismiss Anti-Merger Lawsuit on Friday (Updated)

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SAG and AFTRA Condemn IMDb Revealing Performers' Ages

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The Business Movies Television Tech Business IMDB SAGAlex Ben Block Talks between the guilds and the online database about the site's refusal to delete or change actor and actress ages have broken down. read more. THR, Esq.

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New California IMDb Age Law Probably Unconstitutional, Experts Say

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SAG/AFTRA: Former Mercer Official Rejects Anti-Merger Lawsuit's Reliance on 2003 Mercer Report

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Dismissal Formalized in SAG-AFTRA Merger Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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SAG-AFTRA Sues Lee Daniels for Not Paying Residuals

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The actors' union looks to confirm a $335k arbitration award that includes health and pension contributions. read more. THR, Esq.

Plaintiffs Fire Back in SAG-AFTRA Foreign Levies Lawsuit

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SAG Slams Anti-Merger Lawsuit

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The Business Movies Television Business AFTRA SAG SAG-AFTRA LaborJonathan Handel The guild sees the suit as a sequel that will perform no better than a 2009 installment. read more. THR, Esq.

Hollywood Guilds Fight to Save Residuals in Relativity Bankruptcy (Analysis)

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The Business Home Movies Business THR Online DGA Relativity Media SAG-AFTRA WGA LaborWill residuals be paid? It’s complicated. read more.

SAG-AFTRA Merger: Lawsuit Is Repeat Performance for Opponents

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The Business Business SAG SAG-AFTRA LaborJonathan Handel The current suit is the fourth in six years – and in a bizarre twist, the judge in a 2003 anti-merger action will now hear the current one. read more. THR, Esq.

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Former SAG Manager Facing Federal Embezzlement Charges

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The Business Business THR Online SAG SAG-AFTRA LaborMichelle L. Dancy was charged in a nine-count indictment. read more. THR, Esq.

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Anti-Merger Lawsuit Looming Against SAG (Exclusive)

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Jonathan Handel Suit could be filed within days in federal court. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business Labor

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Agenda for the SAG-AFTRA Merger Effort

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There's a strong case for merging SAG and AFTRA but there are numerous hurdles to overcome as well. What are some of the key issues? See my piece in The Hollywood Reporter for details. _. Check out my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law.

Shannen Doherty: My Ex-Manager Tricked SAG Into Revealing Medical Information (Exclusive Audio)

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When Tanner Mainstain employee Kimberly Gabay was asked her name, she responded, "Shannen Doherty." read more. THR, Esq.

Anti-SAG-AFTRA Lawsuit Raises Many Issues, Targets Union Leadership (Analysis)

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SAG-AFTRA Moves to Dismiss Ed Asner Suit

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SAG-AFTRA Labor Business The motion, even if granted, may not end the lawsuit. read more. Ed Asner The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

Appeals court shoots down Rosenberg's SAG fight

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By Matthew Belloni California's court of appeal has denied former SAG president Alan Rosenberg's latest effort to overturn moves by the guild to abolish its negotiating committee and fire former executive director Doug Allen. Here's the 21-page opinion of the.

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UCLA to Host Entertainment/Sports Labor Conference

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SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Netcode Deal

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Television SAG-AFTRA Labor Business The deal was approved by 96.5 percent read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

Talent Managers Reject SAG-AFTRA Code (Again)

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Television SAG-AFTRA Labor Business Three associations issue a statement three weeks after the Personal Manager Code, to which only two managers have signed on, was introduced. read more. The Business Music Movies THR Online THR, Esq.

SAG/AFTRA Members: Will your dues go up or down? Now you can tell.

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There's been a lot of discussion about how dues will change if SAG and AFTRA merge, but no one's made it easy for you to know exactly what will happen to your own. Whether you're SAG-only or a dual cardholder (or if you're AFTRA-only or even a broadcaster), the graph will show you exactly what will happen to your dues if merger passes. _.

SAG, AFTRA Investigating Merger

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SAG President Ken Howard says the membership may The Screen Actors Guild has put together a task force to come up with a plan to create a merger between the union and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Managers Survey Gives Thumbs Down to SAG-AFTRA Code, But Union Disagrees

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A couple hundred managers responded to the poll, but SAG-AFTRA challenges the accuracy and methodology. SAG-AFTRA Labor Business read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

AFTRA Moves Closer to Merger With SAG

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For the first time, the union’s national board votes on the current merger attempt, passing a key resolution “overwhelmingly”; the measure includes a statement that AFTRA leadership is “encouraged by the renewed interest expressed by SAG’s current leadership.”. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Check out my residuals chart there too.

How Talent Loses if Aereo Wins (Analysis)

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Television Barry Diller Behind the Screen SAG-AFTRA Labor Tech Business read more. The Business WGA DGA THR, Esq.

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Live on Larry Mantle re SAG-AFTRA Merger

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PT for a 14 minute segment on SAG-AFTRA merger. I'll be live on Larry Mantle ( [link] ) this morning at about 11:05 a.m. Tune in (is that still the verb?) if you have a chance. It'll probably be available archived as well. _. Check out my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition).

SAG's David White to Speak on Digital Issues

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The Feb. 17 talk is hosted by Town Hall Los Angeles. Details: Hollywood Reporter. Note: tix are $49-$65. _. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

SAG Continues Down Path to Merger with AFTRA

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The union’s board allocates additional funding for task force working on merger; SAG president Ken Howard praises yesterday’s AFTRA resolution regarding merger. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. Check out my residuals chart there too.

Hollywood Docket Top 5: SAG fading; Brangelina suing; Dead celebrities lobbying

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Entertainment law news you need to care about this morning: TV producers are now overwhelmingly choosing AFTRA to govern contracts over SAG jurisdiction. Almost every scripted network primetime pilot currently being shot is under AFTRA, leading to questions about whether.

SAG Says Woman Who Sued IMDb for Revealing Age Has 'Legitimate' Fear of Being Blacklisted

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Eriq Gardner Plus, actress' attorney says IMDb is retaliating against her for bringing the lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq.

New Service Launches to Pay Union Bonds (Exclusive)

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Staffing: SAG exec director honored by black lawyers

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A few entertainment law odds and ends: Screen Actors Guild national executive director David White has been named Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Section Attorney of the Year by the National Bar Association, the country's oldest and largest association of.

SAG-AFTRA Presses on With Talent Managers Code

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SAG-AFTRA Labor Business The voluntary regulations have garnered only two signatories, but the union sees the process as long-term and will continue to educate members on the effort. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq.