After Merger, SAG-AFTRA Constitution Dropped “Sexual Harassment” As Specific Cause For Expelling Members

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EXCLUSIVE: Many of the victims in Hollywood's ever-widening sexual harassment and assault scandal are members of SAG-AFTRA, but many of the alleged perpetrators are members of the union as well. Which raises the question: Will the union take action to expel them, as the DGA and the Producers Guild did with Harvey Weinstein? In 2009, before its merger with AFTRA, the Screen Actors Guild suspended the membership of actor Seymour Cassel for two years after the board of…