SAG-AFTRA Board Candidate Sharon Stone Says She Lost Union Health Coverage Over $13 & Was “Threatened” With Losing A Job For Insisting On Vaccinated Set

SAG-AFTRA Board Candidate Sharon Stone Says She Lost Union Health Coverage Over $13 & Was “Threatened” With Losing A Job For Insisting On Vaccinated Set
Sharon Stone says she lost her SAG-AFTRA health insurance during the pandemic because she fell $13 short of qualifying.

“As actors, you know, things have not been going well for us,” she said in a video promoting her candidacy for a seat on the union’s national board of directors (watch it above). “I don’t think you need me to tell you that. I mean, I lost my vested insurance after 43 years in the business because of Covid. I was $13 short and, you know, I don’t really think that that is reasonable for any of us.”

Trustees of the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan, facing staggering deficits, raised eligibility requirements on January 1. Those changes sparked a lawsuit that claims that they “illegally discriminate based on age” – a charge flatly denied by the trustees, who say the changes were necessary to keep the plan afloat.

In another campaign video, Stone
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