Joint AFTRA/SAG Commercials Contracts
Joint American Federation of Television/Screen Actors Guild and Radio Artists Wages & Working Conditions meetings have been scheduled in preparation for negotiation of the Commercials Contracts that were extended from October 31, 2008 to March 31, 2009. All members who work the Commercials Contracts are invited to attend and participate. All W&W; Committee meetings are open to all paid-up members of both Unions; participation is limited only by fire department regulations.
If you are not located in L.A. but will be visiting from out of town, please feel free to attend. Come early and bring your membership card.
Attention members who are actively producing:
AFTRA members who are actively producing cannot attend the W&W; Committee Meetings due to conflict of interest. However, you are welcome to attend the evening W&W; caucuses. Please check www.aftra.com for caucus dates and times.
W&W; Committee Meetings Scheduled in Los Angeles:
November 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 5, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
November 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 14, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 17, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
November 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 25, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 3, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
If you cannot attend, make sure your voice is heard. You may submit proposal recommendations by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The Joint Wages and Working Conditions Committee will review all recommendations.
You may also submit your ideas through the on-site suggestion boxes placed at the AFTRA Offices located at 5757 Wilshire Blvd on the 9th floor and at the SAG committee office at 5757 Wilshire Blvd on the 1st floor. Feel free to drop-in your contract-related thoughts and concerns. Please note that the deadline for submissions in the Suggestion Box is Friday December 5, 2008.
Your participation is vital to a contract negotiation responsive to the working members. Thank you for your time.
Dates and times subject to change as the process and the committees’ work unfold. Notice will be given of any changes.
AFTRA and SAG MEMBERS—Don’t forget to vote on November 4th. Let your union voices be heard.
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