Sheen, Asner Among SAG Members Fighting AFTRA Merger

Law360, Los Angeles (February 22, 2012, 7:43 PM EST) -- Actors Martin Sheen, Ed Asner and other members of the Screen Actors Guild filed a lawsuit Wednesday in California federal court seeking to block a vote on a proposed merger with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

The lawsuit claims SAG board members breached their fiduciary duties by failing to conduct an actuarial impact study detailing the effects a merger would have on members' pensions and health benefits. The SAG board voted on Jan. 28, 2012 to approve the proposed merger plan and to...
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