Listen: Strike is Over, SAG AFTRA Wins
SAG-AFTRA Celebrates Landmark Deal Valued at Over $1B with Unprecedented Provisions and Extraordinary Scope
Actors Reach Agreement, Ending Strike
• SAG-AFTRA announces a landmark $1 billion deal with the studios, featuring unprecedented provisions and an extraordinary scope.
• The agreement includes wage increases, safeguards against AI threats, streaming bonuses, raised Pension and health caps, and improvements for various categories of members.
• SAG-AFTRA expresses gratitude towards the WGA for their support during negotiations and solidarity with the DGA.
• The union thanks its members for their dedication throughout the strike, stressing that these improvements were made possible because of them.
SAG-AFTRA announces a groundbreaking deal with the studios worth over $1 billion for the next three years. The agreement boasts unprecedented provisions and an extraordinary scope.
After a long strike following the writers’ strike, the actors’ union declares that the agreement’s details will be shared once reviewed by the SAG-AFTRA National Board. The AMPTP praises the deal as the union’s “biggest contract-on-contract gains in history” and represents a “new paradigm.”
In a letter to members, SAG-AFTRA expresses their joy and pride as the strike officially ends and all picket locations close. They promise to provide information about celebration gatherings in the upcoming days.
The union highlights the extraordinary achievements of the contract, including minimum wage increases, safeguards against AI threats, and a streaming participation bonus.
Additionally, the contract raises Pension and health caps and introduces improvements for various categories, including background performers and diverse communities.
With around 160,000 members, ranging from A-list stars to background extras, SAG-AFTRA ensures that this new contract will pave the way for sustainable careers for all members.
The union expresses gratitude to its “union siblings,” particularly acknowledging the support from the WGA. Although not mentioning the DGA, they affirm their solidarity and availability for future needs.
The union concludes its statement by thanking members for their dedication, commitment, and solidarity throughout the strike, emphasizing that these improvements became possible because of their efforts.