Spring 2013

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One Year, One Union! On March 30, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of the SAG-AFTRA merger. While historic, the merger was only the beginning. Here are just a few of the great moments that have taken place since the birth of SAG-AFTRA. Co-Presidents Roberta Reardon and Ken Howard sign official merger documents on March 30, 2012. click here for video New York members (above) and members across the country show their solidarity by participating in local Labor Day events. Member Lucas Neff speaks to young members of the American Federation of Government Employees at their Young Organizing Unionists for the Next Generation summit in Las Vegas. Co-Secretary-Treasurer Matt Kimbrough attends a celebration of labor at the Miguel Contreras Foundation Annual Dinner. Hawaii Local members attend a Business of Acting workshop, one of 2,000 member events held at locals throughout the year. Co-President Howard and 49th Life Achievement honoree Dick Van Dyke share a laugh during their actor-to-actor interview. NED and Chief Negotiator White and Co-President and Commercials Negotiating Committee National Chair Reardon celebrate successful negotiation of the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts. 36 Co-Secretary-Treasurer Amy Aquino speaks on the union's diversity efforts at the HOLA Awards in NYC. Associate NED Mathis Dunn attends a Broadcast Steering Committee meeting. By March, 50 new broadcast contracts are signed nationwide since merger. SAG-AFTRA | Spring 2013 | click here for video

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