SAG Board Votes To Bring In Federal Mediator For Talks

October 20, 2008

The Screen Actor's Guild board has voted to bring in a federal mediator............Washington (ChattahBox) – The Screen Actor’s Guild board has voted to bring in a federal mediator.

The idea behind the federal mediator is to put him or her in between the two sides to talk with the Hollywood studios to try and settle contract disputes.

According to reports, the SAG board is also set to authorize a strike if the 120,000 union members vote in favor of it.

In order for a strike to be passed, 75% of the voting members need to be in favor of it.

If this happens, the national negotiating committee could calla  strike.

The hope for the SAG is they can settle their issues without a strike.


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