SAG-AFTRA Announces Another Wave of Layoffs Due to Pandemic

Third round of workforce cuts brings guild’s employee count down to around 400

SAG-AFTRA announced on Thursday that it will implement a third round of cuts to its workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the actors’ guild’s employee count down to approximately 400.

The cuts will be implemented through a combination of early retirement and position eliminations. The guild says the moves are being done “to conserve resources and further strengthen the union’s fiscal position.”

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com