Commercials Contracts 101

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Commercials Contracts 101
Start: 10/14/2015 - 1:00am
End: 10/14/2015 - 3:00am

Attention Chicago Local Members

The SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local will soon conduct Wages & Working Conditions meetings in preparation for SAG-AFTRA TV and Radio Commercials Contracts Negotiations. 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. 

In addition to W&W’s we will also hold an informational Contracts 101 seminar, 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local. This is a commercials tutorial open to members with questions about the agreement rates, terms, and provisions. 

These meeting are only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing, no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. You must bring your current membership card for admittance (paid through Oct. 31, 2015 or April 30, 2016). 

Commercials Contracts 101:  6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13
W&W Session One: 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28
W&W Session Two: 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2
W&W Session Three: 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9

Where: SAG-AFTRA Chicago
1 E. Erie, Suite 650
Chicago IL 60611

Please RSVP to Sean Hennessy at (312) 867-2549 or

Park at 10 East Ontario. Enter on the north side of Ontario between Wabash and State, and then take a ticket. When you sign in, you may purchase a four-hour ticket for $13 cash, $14 Visa, MasterCard or American Express payment. You will need both tickets to exit the parking structure.

Attention Members Who are Actively Producing: No member who is primarily employed as management or primarily performs the function of management is eligible to attend committee meetings. 

Have suggestions but cannot attend in person? Please email them to: commercialsw&

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

For updates on W&W 2015 please visit the SAG-AFTRA website at