SAG-AFTRA is pleased to announce the beginning of the TV/Theatrical Wages & Working Conditions (W&W) process in preparation for negotiation of the TV/Theatrical Contracts that expire June 30, 2017. W&W Committee meetings will begin nationwide on October 24. In order to lay the groundwork for those W&W meetings, the following caucuses will be held in Los Angeles throughout the month of September.
Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.
Date and Topic*:
Sept. 8, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Stunt Performers
Sept. 13, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Dancers
Sept. 15, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Background Performers
Sept. 19, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Singers
Sept. 22, 2016, 6-8 p.m. – EEO/Diversity
Sept. 28, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Voiceover Performers
Sept. 29, 2016, 7-9 p.m. – Trailer/Promo Announcers
It is only through the involvement of members that proposals for this vital negotiation are developed.
There are three ways to make your voice heard:
TV/Theatrical W&W Caucuses* — Join your fellow members to discuss what really matters! Open to all paid-up SAG-AFTRA members, the caucuses are free-form sessions where you can express any issue you feel should be addressed in the upcoming negotiations. Input from the caucuses directly affects the proposals formed by the TV/Theatrical Wages & Working Conditions Committee.
Wages & Working Conditions Committee Meetings — These formal meetings use the information and ideas gathered from the caucuses to create proposals for the 2017 contract negotiations. Meetings will begin nationwide beginning Oct. 24. Check your emails and the Los Angeles Local web page at safaftra.org for specific dates and times.
Email Suggestions — Can’t make it to a caucus or committee meeting? You can still play an active part by emailing your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org. All proposal recommendations will be reviewed by the Wages & Working Conditions Committee.
*Caucus meetings 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. No RSVP necessary; participation is limited only by fire department regulations. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card (paid through Oct. 31, 2016) for admittance. All bags larger than 14 inches in any dimension will be prohibited from entry. No pets or animals, with the exception of animals in service.