On Saturday, Feb. 24, at the SAG Awards, SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher gave a rousing pro-union speech. It was only three months after the end of a long and bitter strike against the studios. She acknowledged the WGA, DGA, IATSE, AFM, Teamsters and basic crafts for their help in “making the night a success.” “You took the heroes’ journey and stood at the front lines, strike captains led the march on the picket lines and we all showed up to the rallies because you understood what our massive contribution means to this marvelous industry,” she said to the assembled crowd. “This was a seminal moment in our union’s history that has set the trajectory for many generations to come,” she added.

Read the full story by Dominic Patten for Deadline, published February 24, 2024, here:


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