SAG and AFTRA released the merger documents which go into detail all the specifics of the proposed merging of the unions.
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As probably most Daily Actor readers know, getting Screen Actors Guild (SAG) membership — and all its inherent benefits — is a major goal for any up-and-coming actor. American Federation of Television and Radio Arts (AFTRA) membership, however, has been open to anyone willing to pay the initiation fee.
It sounds like they make take some cues from Equity when it comes to joining the new union.