Summary: Performers Protection Amendment Bill 2016

Through various channels, SAGA has been lobbying government and the DTI to effect changes to the existing Performers Protection Act which dates back to 1967 and which fails to protect the rights of actors in today’s environment. On 5th July 2016, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies published... more

So, what’s your real job?

When the long-running soap-opera ‘Generations’ went off air, the 16 actors at the centre of the storm filed papers with the CCMA, challenging their dismissal. The first question the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration had to answer is whether or not it has jurisdiction at all in... more
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Valued SAGA Members

In accordance with a decision taken by UASA at their National Executive Committee meeting, UASA’s Membership Subscriptions have been increased from R137 to R148 per month, effective 1 March 2017. For current debit order members, UASA will do the necessary in terms of the monthly debit order and relevant change in the subscription rate. We thank you for your continued support of SAGA.

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How much does all this cost? Surprisingly little!

Comprehensive SAGA membership, which includes all benefits cost R148 per month.

Membership fees are payable monthly in advance. For your convenience, membership fees will be debited from the bank account that you designate on the date that you specify.

If you join SAGA before the 5th of the month, your membership is valid from the 1st of the current month, i.e. if you join on the 4th of September; your membership is valid from the 1st of September. However, if you join after the 5th of the month, your membership is valid from the 1st day of the following month. In our example, if you join SAGA on the 6th of September, your membership will be valid from the 1st of October.

It is important that your membership fees are paid on time, every time. You will not be able to use any of the membership benefits if your membership is not paid up.

Should you debit order fail for any reason, your will receive an SMS to inform you. Please contact SAGA to make arrangements for an alternative debit order date. SAGA will have no option but to cancel memberships which are in arrears.

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