Spring 2022

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2012 June: Music video deal with record labels covers dancers and other performers. 2014 August: Merged union's first TV/Theatrical contracts approved. 2015 March: SAG-AFTRA pledges 1 million hours of mentoring to President Obama's Call to Arts initiative. 2016 June: Member Contact Center opens. 2017 February: Member mobile app and residuals direct deposit launches. March: Telemundo performers vote to join SAG-AFTRA. 2018 February: Union launches Four Pillars of Change initiative to fight culture of sexual harassment in the industry. July: SAG-AFTRA reaches a deal with Telemundo to cover Spanish-language TV performers. August: Short Project Agreement gives producers of short, lower-budget content more flexibility. 2019 July: SAG-AFTRA signs historic agreement with Netflix. November: SAG-AFTRA's Member Imagination Center opens in Los Angeles. 2020 January: Union releases Standards and Protocols for the Use of Intimacy Coordinators. August: SAG-AFTRA leads effort to establish Return to Work Agreement to get members working during pandemic. 2021 January: SAG-AFTRA announces the Micro-Budget Project Agreement. February: Influencer Agreement expands union protection to social media stars. April: Standards for training and qualification of intimacy coordinators announced. SAG-AFTRA Safe Place reporting platform launches for members to safely report sexual harassment. October: President Fran Drescher announces formation of Green Council, which seeks to encourage more environmentally friendly practices in the entertainment industry. UNION MILESTONES

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