Chicago Branch Meetings

The Wages & Working Conditions Process in Preparation for the SAG TV/Theatrical and AFTRA Exhibit A Joint Contract Negotiations


You are Invited to Attend the SAG and AFTRA Joint Wages & Working Conditions Meetings


The Chicago Branch will be conducting Joint Wages & Working Conditions Meetings in preparation for the SAG TV/Theatrical and AFTRA Exhibit A Contract Negotiations. For details on W&W 2010, please visit either the Screen Actors Guild website at SAG.org or the AFTRA website at AFTRA.com.

Proposals for this important negotiation are developed through the involvement of members like you. Make your voice heard, attend and participate in this very important process. Meetings are open to all paid-up SAG and AFTRA members.

When:
Noon, Thurs. June 24
5 p.m., Thurs. July 8
Noon, Thurs. July 15
Noon, Thurs. July 22
5 pm., Thurs. July 29

While every meeting will include general conversations about all aspects of the contracts, the July 8 meeting will allow time to focus on the provisions that cover stunt performers. The July 15 meeting will allow time for the specific concerns of background, singers and dancers.

Remember, these meeting are only for wages and working conditions for the AFTRA Exhibit A and SAG TV/Theatrical Contracts.

Where: Chicago SAG/AFTRA Boardroom, One East Erie, Suite 650, Chicago, IL  60611

Please RSVP by contacting: Kathy Byrne at (312) 573-8081 or by email at kbyrne@aftra.com
         
Email Suggestions: Can’t make it to the committee meeting? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to wandw2010@sag.org or wandw2010@aftra.com. Recommendations must be received by August 6, 2010.

All proposal recommendations will be reviewed by the Joint Wages & Working Conditions Committee.

ATTENTION MEMBERS WHO ARE ACTIVELY PRODUCING: SAG and AFTRA members who are actively producing cannot attend the W&W Committee Meetings due to a conflict of interest. However, you are welcome to attend the evening W&W caucuses. Please check the union websites at SAG.org or at AFTRA.com for caucus dates and times.