American labor union governing media professionals and entertainers

Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) is an American labor union representing approximately 160,000 movie and television actors, journalists, radio personalities, recording artists, singers, voice actors, and other media professionals worldwide.

Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
FoundedMarch 30, 2012 (2012-03-30)
Members116,741 ("active" members) (2016)[1]
80,440 (other members; withdrawn/suspended) (2014)[2]
AffiliationAAAA, AFL-CIO, IFJ, FIA

The organization was formed on March 30, 2012, following the merger of the Screen Actors Guild (created in 1933) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.[3] SAG-AFTRA is a member of the AFL–CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States.[4]

Presidents change

References change

  1. Whipp, Glenn, SAG Awards 2016: Take that, Oscars -- diversity's the big winner tonight, Los Angeles Times, January 30, 2016
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  3. "SAG, AFTRA Members Approve Merger to Form SAG-AFTRA" (Press release). SAG-AFTRA. March 30, 2012. Archived from the original on May 27, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  4. "Unions of the AFL-CIO". AFL-CIO. Retrieved February 1, 2016.