Voice actors join unions for exactly the same reasons as people in other industries do - to receive benefits such as income protection, health insurance, pensions, and other resources.
How much do union members charge?
Union voice actors typically charge higher rates than non-union actors. Unions, however, adhere to strict guidelines regarding membership so you can rest assured you'll receive a quality product. Base rates and information for each of the main unions we deal with are provided below:
What do I need to do to hire union members?
Hiring union voice actors might seem a complicated process, but the unions do provide excellent resources to make it simpler. You can ask each actor directly, and they will let you know what their terms and conditions are.
While you can't select only Union voice actors for a project, you can filter in the search by clicking on which union you'd like to work with in the sidebar.
Including in the title and description that you only want to hire a union member, will be the best way to indicate that the voice actor need to be a union member.