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Screen Actors Guild Issues Statement of Support for Meghan Markle as Elderly Members Fight for Healthcare

Hollywood’s largest labor union has issued a statement of support for Meghan Markle following her interview this week with Oprah Winfrey, saying that “everyone” deserves union protection. SAG-AFTRA’s comment comes as it continues fighting a class action lawsuit brought by its elderly members who are accusing the guild of kicking them off their health plan in the middle of a pandemic.

Britain's Prince Harry's fiancee US actress Meghan Markle waves as she poses for a photograph in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace in west London on November 27, 2017, following the announcement of their engagement. - Britain's Prince Harry will marry his US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle early next year …

Hollywood Unions Want Tax Relief from Congress As Coronavirus Decimates Production

Hollywood unions are asking Congress for tax relief as TV and movie production has come to a halt around the country due to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. The industry-wide work stoppage has put thousands of rank-and-file actors, writers, musicians, and crew members out of work with no sign yet as to when production activity will resume.

The Hollywood sign is seen from Hollywood Boulevard, on the site of the upcoming Academy Award ceremony on February 21, 2019 in Hollywood. - The annual Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Actors Union Demands End to Hotel Room Auditions

The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has called for an end to auditions in private hotel rooms or houses in response to the recent wave of sexual harassment allegations across the industry.

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