SAG-AFTRA National Headquarters in Los Angeles Closed due to Coronavirus
SAG-AFTRA’s nationwide headquarters in Los Angeles has been closed to attenuate the chance of publicity to the coronavirus.
Gabrielle Cartereis, president of SAG-AFTRA, notified the 160,000 members of the performers union of the closure of the workplaces within the mid-Wilshire district in a message despatched Friday evening.
“The security of our members and employees stays paramount,” she stated. “To reduce the chance of publicity to COVID-19, efficient instantly, entry to the SAG-AFTRA nationwide headquarters workplace in Los Angeles is suspended till additional discover. All core companies are totally purposeful and operations proceed by phone, e mail and digital communication.”
“Please contact SAG-AFTRA as wanted at (855) SAG-AFTRA,” she added. “This telephone quantity, together with the protection hotline, is on the again of your membership card and in your member app. SAG-AFTRA has additionally created an internet useful resource for info on member security, emergency aid, hyperlinks to state’s unemployment insurance coverage web sites and different sources. Please go to sagaftra.org/covid-19 continuously for updates.”
The announcement from Carteris got here within the wake of California residents being been ordered to remain at residence, besides to get meals or different important companies, so as to gradual the unfold of the coronavirus. Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced the order in a press convention on Thursday evening, saying it should stay in place till additional discover.
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Earlier on Thursday, Los Angeles County, officers referred to as the mandate a “Safer at Dwelling” order. The order closes “non-essential” retail shops, playgrounds, museums, indoor malls and purchasing facilities. The county order additionally bans gatherings of 10 folks or extra.