President Gabrielle Carteris and national executive director David White made the disclosure in a message sent to members of the union’s national board this week. They said the new code of conduct “will provide clear safety guidance to performers in the work environment and in social environments attached to work where harassment frequently occurs.”
The code of conduct will be presented to and reviewed by the national board before it becomes official. Carteris and White noted that the missive was sent out with the 24th annual SAG Awards taking place Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
“As we approach the awards show weekend, we are receiving more questions about SAG-aftra’s efforts to address the issue of harassment and inequity in our industry,” they said. “We welcome the attention and are thrilled with the forceful initiatives