Fairness Rocks News SAG-AFTRA Faces Divisive Election Fight Over Its Future


Fairness Rocks News SAG-AFTRA Faces Divisive Election Fight Over Its Future

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: August 7, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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SAG-AFTRA Faces Divisive Election Fight Over Its Future

On July 29, as SAG-AFTRA officials were mailing ballots for the fractious union’s elections, a lawyer letter arrived on behalf of anonymous clients demanding that incumbent president Gabrielle Carteris be stricken from the ballot for “serious election violations.” Three days later, counsel for Carteris and for leaders of her Unite for StrengthUSAN slate issued a missive blasting Membership First presidential candidate Matthew Modine and members of his slate for “once again attempting to interfere in SAG-AFTRA’s democratic process and elections by threatening or supporting the threat of baseless litigation against SAG-AFTRA.”

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