Just less than 55% of its members voted against the agreement.
Talent agencies -- represented by the Association of Talent Agents -- pushed for the change to help agencies compete
The previous Agency Franchise Agreement expired on Jan. 20 and was extended by both parties until the result of the ballot referendum process was completed.
SAG had been advising its members not to sign agreements that are substantially different from the former agreement.
No new talks are scheduled between SAG and the ATA.