SAG TV/Theatrical Contract Ratified Overwhelmingly, 78%-22%
Digital Media Law
JUNE 9, 2009
In a stunning defeat for the hardline Membership First faction, SAG's TV/theatrical contract passed overwhelmingly, by a 78%-22% margin (almost 4 to 1), those numbers according to the guild. It's an amazing end to an almost 12 month stalemate, and calls into question the faction's ability to make any headway in the upcoming SAG board elections. Sue-Anne Morrow, actor, National Board Member representing New York "This is a good deal with good gains.