Fairness Rocks News SAG-AFTRA Votes to Delegate Board’s Powers to Executive Committee as Virus Rages


Fairness Rocks News SAG-AFTRA Votes to Delegate Board’s Powers to Executive Committee as Virus Rages

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: March 24, 2020

Original Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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SAG-AFTRA Votes to Delegate Board’s Powers to Executive Committee as Virus Rages

Citing an “extraordinary national emergency,” the delegation includes the right to approve contracts with the studios and submit them to the membership.

In an unusual — but under the circumstances, unsurprising — move, SAG-AFTRA’s approximately 80-member board of directors voted 93.73 percent to 6.27 percent to delegate all of its authority to the organization’s executive committee due to the impossibility of holding in-person meetings during the coronavirus pandemic and the impracticality of holding large meetings even electronically, the union announced Tuesday.

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