FLEXIBLE. INNOVATIVE. GROUNDBREAKING.
SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify 2019 Commercials Contracts
LOS ANGELES (May 8, 2019) – Members of SAG-AFTRA today overwhelmingly voted to ratify the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Audio Commercials Contract. The vote was 96.85 percent in favor. The contracts are landmark agreements for a new era, introducing innovative and flexible alternative compensation models to promote growth of union-covered commercial work. The vote follows the National Board’s unanimous approval of the tentative agreements.
Bold new contracts with new & innovative upfront use packages for an evolving industry.
The GAINS negotiated for the new SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts will modernize and reshape your future. Landmark contracts with simple and flexible Upfront Use Packages, plus a 6% raise, increased pension and health funding, workplace protections, coverage of stunt coordinators and more.