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SAG-AFTRA Board Approves Deal With Advertisers

April 15, 2019, 4:45 PM

SAG-AFTRA’s national board unanimously approved a tentative deal with the advertising industry featuring across-the-board wage increases, the actors guild announced April 13.

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Association of National Advertisers’ joint policy committee agreed to the terms of the successor TV and audio commercials contracts earlier this month. The combined deal, which must be ratified by SAG-AFTRA membership, includes new “alternative compensation models.”

The deal features wage increases of 6 percent, applicable to all areas of work, and increased funding for health and retirement plans. Protections against sexual harassment are also key...

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