Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA Reach Joint Agreement on Live Theatre Recorded or Streamed for Exhibition During the Pandemic Period

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK -- Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Actors’ Equity Association today announced an agreement addressing the coverage of live theatre that is recorded or streamed for exhibition to a remote audience.

Both unions praised the collaborative process that allowed the parties to come to the table and reach a solution that serves the best interests of both of their memberships. The agreement reaffirms the historic solidarity and deep bonds between Equity and SAG-AFTRA and their members.

The agreement is included through this link.

The parties reached a tentative agreement on November 14 that was approved unanimously by the SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors and Actors’ Equity Association National Council today.

ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers. Equity endeavors to advance the careers of its members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits (health and pension included). Member: AFL-CIO, FIA.  #EquityWorks  

November 19, 2020