Leaders of SAG-AFTRA have taken their first official step since the March merger to combine the separate SAG and AFTRA health and retirement plans.
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Bruce Dow, longtime chief executive of the Screen Actors Guild Producers Pension and Health Plans, has announced that he will leave the post next week.
By Friday afternoon, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists may disappear as separate entities -- and be replaced by a merged SAG-AFTRA.
Trustees of the AFTRA Health & Retirement Funds have entered into the debate over merging the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists.
A pair of advisory motions approved Sunday at SAG's national membership meeting make it seem likely that plans to merge Hollywood's two biggest performer unions will face some significant opposition.
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