Hey Union Members- You probably have your merger ballot by now. Below is a very thoughtful email I received today from one of my agents that has a helpful link to the truths and some merger shorthand, in case you were on the fence, or just haven’t mailed your ballot. ‘Tis always best to be fully informed and dispel untrue rumors.
Hello union members, I am writing to add my 2 cents to the merger issue before
SAG and AFTRA members right now. If you’re a voting member of either union, I
would like to refer you to the myth busters on the merger website:
this will help if any questions come up for you about the merger question. I am
solidly in favor of merger as I believe it is absolutely the best thing for the
members, but you will of course make up your own mind about that. Here’s a
reminder – if you are a voting member of both unions, you can vote twice.
Also VoiceoverXtra has an article written by attorney, voice actor, actor Robert J. Sciglimpaglia Jr.