Joint American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild Wages & Working Conditions meetings have been scheduled in preparation for negotiation of the AFTRA Exhibit A and SAG TV/Theatrical contract that expires on June 30, 2011. All members who work this contract are invited to attend and participate. W&W Committee meetings are open to all paid-up members of both unions; participation is limited only by fire department regulations.
If you are not located in L.A. but will be visiting from out of town, please feel free to attend. Come early and bring your membership card.
Attention members who are actively producing: AFTRA and SAG 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 atAFTRA.com and SAG.org for caucus dates and times.
W&W Committee Meetings Scheduled in Los Angeles:
AFTRA Frank Maxwell Boardroom and SAG Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
June 16, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
June 18, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
June 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AFTRA Boardroom
June 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AFTRA Boardroom
June 25, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AFTRA Boardroom
June 28, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
June 30, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
July 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AFTRA Boardroom
July 9, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AFTRA Boardroom
July 12, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
July 14, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
July 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., SAG Boardroom
July 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., TBD
July 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., TBD
July 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., TBD
July 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., TBD
July 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., TBD
If you cannot attend, make sure your voice is heard: You may submit proposal recommendations by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. The Joint Wages and Working Conditions Committee will review all recommendations.
You may also submit your ideas through the on-site suggestion boxes at AFTRA and SAG:AFTRA members may use suggestion boxes available in the 9th Floor Membership Department at the AFTRA office at 5757 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.SAG members may use suggestion boxes available in the first floor Member Lobby at SAG headquarters at 5757 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Feel free to drop-in your contract-related thoughts and concerns.
Please note that the deadline for submissions in the Suggestion Box is Friday, August 6, 2010
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