The DGA will be the first of Hollywood's guild to come to the table with the AMPTP
"You don’t often see labor and business together on big issues, but this is one where the benefits for all of us are clear"
Pact was set to expire in 2014
Union executives were accused of delaying and underpaying members on foreign residuals
The union's wages and working condition panel will craft proposals for negotiations with the networks and studios
The newly elected 80-member governing body of the combined unions will meet for the first time Monday
The actress beat out two candidates, including Ken Howard's pick Mike Hodge
Richard Trumka opens the union's inaugural convention with call to action, attack on the right
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti will kick off 5-day event, which will also feature the U.S. Labor Secretary and head of AFL-CIO
"Arab American Stories" and the Universal Music Group will also receive American Scene Awards at guild convention
Gabrielle Carteris will seek the executive vice president position
But before he can lead the free world, the centrist Republican will have to win primary in California's 66th Assembly District
The former AFTRA leader loses by 118 votes but is expected to seek national executive vp post
Incumbent co-president Howard defeats Esai Morales, but Rebecca Reardon edged by Mike Hodge in N.Y. Clyde Kusatsu wins in L.A.
Ken Howard and Esai Morales are vying for the presidency in first vote since the merger
The suit claimed the union has withheld more than $110 million in movie and TV residuals and royalties.
But he's a longshot against the incumbent Ken Howard in unions' first combined election
He says that he doesn't want to split vote and rival has "better chance of winning"
Ballots for the national, Los Angeles and New York elections will go out Tuesday
BeeAudio was paying narrators less than half of the industry-standard rate
United Screen Actors Nationwide announces slate of candidates for N.Y. and national boards
As contract goes to the membership, the union says it will cut about 10 percent of workforce and shutter 10 offices
The union's leaders will vote on proposed commercials contract and consider staff cuts
The deal covers $1 billion in TV and radio ad work and now goes to the union's national board and then, if approved, to the...
The two sides have been negotiating a new deal since Feb. 14
SAG-AFTRA New York Local Co-President Holter Graham is battling leukemia and undergoing the marrow transplant process
After first day of bargaining on a new commercials contract, SAG-AFTRA and advertisers say they won't talk about the negotiations
The two sides will open talks Thursday in the first real test of the bargaining power of the newly merged union
An early merger proponent, actress Martha Greenhouse served 5 terms as AFTRA's N.Y. local president and received the union's highest honor
Talks on TV commercials contract will be the first test of newly merged SAG-AFTRA's bargaining strength