SAG-AFTRA will vote on strike for video game actors

SAG-AFTRA is aiming to protect video game actors from exploitation via AI and other means.
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SAG-AFTRA, the union representing actors for film, television, and other entertainment, has voted unanimously to send a strike authorisation vote to its members currently working in the video games industry. Should the vote have a positive outcome, actors negotiating upcoming contracts with 10 major video game companies will have the authority to strike, if certain agreements are not met.

The companies involved in these negotiations include: Activision, Blindlight, Disney Character Voices, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Formosa Interactive, Insomniac Games, Take 2 Productions, VoiceWorks Productions, and WB Games.

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Leah J. Williams is a gaming and entertainment journalist who's spent years writing about the games industry, her love for The Sims 2 on Nintendo DS and every piece of weird history she knows. You can find her tweeting @legenette most days.