Commercials Contracts Wages and Working Conditions Committee Meetings and Caucuses to be Held in Los Angeles

Commercials Contracts Wages and Working Conditions Committee Meetings and Caucuses to be Held in Los Angeles

SAG-AFTRA Wages & Working Conditions meetings and Caucuses have been scheduled in preparation for negotiation of the Commercials Contracts that expire on March 31, 2013. All members who work the Commercials Contracts are invited to attend and participate. Input from the Caucuses directly effects the proposals formed by the Wages & Working Conditions Committees. W&W Committee and Caucus meetings are open to all paid-up members; participation is limited only by fire department regulations.

If you are not located in Los Angeles but will be visiting from out of town, please feel free to attend. Come early and bring your membership card.

Attention members who are management employees and who work in the interests of any employer in SAG-AFTRA’s jurisdiction:

SAG-AFTRA members who are management employees and who work in the interests of any employer in SAG-AFTRA’s jurisdiction cannot attend the W&W Committee Meetings due to conflict of interest. However, you are welcome to attend the W&W caucuses.

W&W Committee Meetings Scheduled in Los Angeles:

Where: James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90036
Parking will be validated.

September Dates
September 10: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
September 12: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.                
September 14: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
September 17: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
September 19: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
September 21: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
September 24: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
September 26: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
September 28: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

October Dates TBD

Commercials Contracts Caucuses Scheduled in Los Angeles:

Where: SAG-AFTRA James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

When: 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012     
Topic: On-Camera Performers

When: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012     
Topic: Extra Performers

When: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012
Topic: Young Performers    

When: 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012  
Topic: Voice-Over Actors, Singers & Radio

When: 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
Topic: Diversity/Affirmative Action    

When: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012  
Topic: Spanish Language Performers

If you cannot attend, make sure your voice is heard. You may submit proposal recommendations by email at commercialswandw@sagaftra.org. The Wages and Working Conditions Committee will review all recommendations.
                                                                                                                                                    
You may also submit your ideas through the on-site suggestion boxes placed in the SAG-AFTRA reception area at 5757 Wilshire Blvd. on the 7th floor. Feel free to drop-in your contract-related thoughts and concerns. Please note that the last day for suggestions is Friday, October 12, 2012.

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.

If you need ADA accommodations, please let us know by contacting us at diversity@sagaftra.org or (323) 549-6644.

These meeting are only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of younger performers under 18 years old are welcome. No RSVP necessary. SAG-AFTRA MEMBERS, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD FOR ADMITTANCE.