SAG-AFTRA Announces the W&W Conditions Process in Preparation for the 2014 Network Television Code Negotiations

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SAG-AFTRA Announces the W&W Conditions Process in Preparation for the 2014 Network Television Code Negotiations

SAG-AFTRA Announces the W&W Conditions Process in Preparation for the 2014 Network Television Code Negotiations

SAG-AFTRA will be conducting one or more Wages & Working Conditions meetings in preparation for the Network Television Code Contract Negotiations. The Network Television Code is the agreement covering non-dramatic programs, daytime serials, variety, quiz, game, reality, talk, news, sports programs and promotional announcements.
 
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-AFTRA members (please bring your current membership card for admittance, paid thru Oct. 31, 2014).
 
Additional dates and times of meetings to be announced. Check back here for details.
 
Email Suggestions - Can’t make it to the meetings? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to wandw2014@sagaftra.org. Recommendations must be received by Sept. 5, 2014.
 
All proposal recommendations will be reviewed by the Wages & Working Committee.

Attention Members Who are Actively Producing: Pursuant to Article VIII, Section G of the SAG-AFTRA Constitution, members of the union who are primarily employed as management or primarily perform the functions of management in the union’s jurisdiction are not eligible to attend the W&W Committee meetings. However, you are welcome to attend the Network Code W&W caucuses.


Network Television Code Contract Caucus Dates in Los Angeles

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

Stand-Ins Caucus Scheduled in Los Angeles:

When: 7 - 9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Background Actors Caucus scheduled in Los Angeles:
When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21

Promo Announcer Caucus Scheduled in Los Angeles:
When: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Diversity Caucus scheduled in Los Angeles:
When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28
If you require ADA accommodations, please let us know by Aug. 20 at diversity@sagaftra.org or by calling us at (212) 827-1542.

Dates and times subject to change. Notice will be given of any changes.

Email Suggestions - Can’t make it to the caucus? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to wandw2014@sagaftra.org. Recommendations must be received by Sept. 5, 2014.
 
All proposal recommendations will be reviewed by the Wages & Working Committee.


Network Television Code Contract Caucus Dates in New York

Where: SAG-AFTRA
1900 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10023
(Between 63rd and 64th Streets)
 
Singers and Dancers Caucus Scheduled in New York:
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
 
Stand-Ins Caucus Scheduled in New York:
When: 5-7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
 
Background Actor Caucus Scheduled in New York:

When: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
 
Diversity Caucus Scheduled in New York:
When: 5-7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
If you require ADA accommodations, please let us know by Aug. 22 at diversity@sagaftra.org or by calling us at (212) 827-1542.

Promo Announcer Caucus Scheduled in New York:
When: 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
 
Dates and times subject to change. Notice will be given of any changes.


Chicago Local Wages & Working Conditions Meeting

When: Noon, Monday, Aug. 25

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

Attention Members Who are Actively Producing: Pursuant to Article VIII, Section G of the SAG-AFTRA Constitution, members of the union who are primarily employed as management or primarily perform the functions of management in the union’s jurisdiction are not eligible to attend the W&W Committee meetings.

Email Suggestions - Can’t make it to the committee meeting? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to wandw2014@sagaftra.org. Recommendations must be received by September 5, 2014.

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


Young Performers:
We want to hear from you! The National Young Performers Committee strongly encourages you to email your concerns and ideas to youngperformers@sagaftra.org by Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.  Please reference “Young Performer Network Television Code W&W” and your SAG-AFTRA Local in the subject line.
 
Email Suggestions - Can’t make it to the caucus? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to wandw2014@sagaftra.org. Recommendations must be received by Sept. 5, 2014.
 
All proposal recommendations will be reviewed by the Wages & Working Committee.


Stunt Performer Members

The National Stunt & Safety Committee would like you to email your ideas about the contract provisions concerning the employment of stunt performers and stunt coordinators.

We want to hear from you! The National Stunt & Safety Committee strongly encourages you to email your concerns and ideas to David Besbris at david.besbris@sagaftra.org or Terri Becherer at terri.becherer@sagaftra.org by Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014Please reference “Stunt Performers Network Television Code W&W” and your SAG-AFTRA Local in the subject line.

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


Background Actors: Please Submit Your Network Television Code Ideas

We want to hear from you! The Los Angeles Local Background Actors Committee would like you to email your ideas about the contract provisions concerning the employment of background actors.

The committee strongly encourages you to email your concerns and ideas to David Besbris at david.besbris@sagaftra.org or Terri Becherer at terri.becherer@sagaftra.org by Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Please reference “Background Actors Network Television Code W&W.”

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