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Nearly 1,000 SAG-AFTRA Members Picket Ad Agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Nearly 1,000 SAG-AFTRA members picketed the Los Angeles office of advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty on Thursday, a week after the union struck the company.

Bbh is trying to walk out on its contractual obligations and we are taking a stand,” said President Gabrielle Carteris. “As union actors, we must hold the line against those attempting to undercut our collective value and our ability to sustain a career.”

Picketers included SAG-AFTRA secretary-treasurer and Los Angeles local president Jane Austin, Patrick Fabian, Frances Fisher, Kate Flannery, Spencer Garrett, Elliott Gould, Josh Groban, Sharon Lawrence, Kate Linder, Matt Letscher, Lisa Vidal, and JoBeth Williams.

Bhh issued a response through a spokesperson: “Bbh acknowledges SAG-aftra’s right to demonstrate. We continue to affirm our legal right to not renew our participation as a signatory to the SAG-aftra contract. We immensely value the creative talent we work with, and this decision does not

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