"MTVN Freelance, Temp and Animation employees hired on or before October 12th that are paid through in-house payroll and have received a direct deposit receipt or paycheck on all four of the following consecutive dates: October 18, October 25, November 1 and November 8." And there's more! Full memo after the jump.
NEW YORK MTVN HOLIDAY PARTY 2007
STAFF / FREELANCE / TEMP / ANIMATION
WHO IS INVITED?
All MTVN Staff employees hired up, and to, date-of-party, Thursday, December 6th.
MTVN Freelance, Temp and Animation employees hired on or before October 12th that
are paid through in-house payroll and have received a direct deposit receipt or paycheck
on all four of the following consecutive dates: October 18, October 25, November 1 and
INVITATION PICK UP LOCATIONS
Staff invitations will be distributed, via interoffice mail, starting Thursday, November 15th
(following the release of Judy McGrath's annual company-wide Holiday Party
FREELANCE / TEMP / ANIMATION INVITE DISTRIBUTION
All Freelance / Temp / Animation invitations will be distributed from the same location,
The Lodge / South Dining Room, on the dates and times listed below:
The Lodge / South Dining Room
Thursday, November 29 from 11:45AM to 3:00PM
Thursday, December 6 from 11:45AM to 3:00PM
Group / List ticket pick-up will occur on the same dates / location, but at a different time:
3:00PM to 4:00PM only. Lists should be alphabetized by Last Name.
A Freelance / Temp / Animation flyer, which contains invite eligibility information, missed
invite information (for those who do qualify for an invite) e-mail contact information (for
invite status) as well as invite pick-up location and times, will be distributed throughout
all NYC building locations starting Monday, November 19th and will also be available at
Freelance, Temp and Animation check pick-up starting Wednesday, November 21.
Party information for New York and Los Angeles employees, including dates/locations
and eligibility will be posted on the RUFUS home page starting Thursday, November
15th (following Judy McGrath's e-mail announcement).
POTENTIAL HOLIDAY PARTY QUESTIONS AND PLANNED RESPONSES
HOW CAN AN EMPLOYEE THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA BUT DIDN'T RECEIVE AN
INVITATION, RECEIVE ONE?
Employees should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mails must be
received by no later than Monday, December 3 to be considered.
Each individual request will be researched and if the individual is found to qualify, they
will receive an invitation. Either way, the employee will receive an e-mail response within
48 hours. All inquiries must be sent by EMAIL. Phone inquiries will not be
WILL FREELANCE / TEMP / ANIMATION EMPLOYEES HIRED BETWEEN
OCTOBER 12 AND THE DATE OF THE PARTY, DECEMBER 6, BE INVITED?
We will not be able to accommodate or add anyone that has been hired after the
October 12 cut-off date and the date of the party.
WHAT ABOUT FREELANCE / TEMP / ANIMATION EMPLOYEES THAT WORKED
ALL DATES PRIOR TO THESE SELECTED PAY DATES?
In order to manage overall invite numbers, pay dates were selected based upon their
proximity to the party date, and within a manageable accounting timeframe, to determine
the invite list; unfortunately, that means if you were not paid on all of these selected
dates, you did not meet the criteria to receive an invitation to the party.
HOW CAN AN EMPLOYEE THAT DOESN'T MEET THE CRITERIA BE ADDED TO
We can not accommodate any exceptions.
WHO ELSE DID NOT RECEIVE AN INVITATION??
All outside consultants, third party vendors; outside agency temp employees;
independent contractors; interns; freelance employees paid through an outside payroll
company; employees (staff or non-staff) that are on a leave of absence that extends
beyond December 6, 2007; employees on L-T-D.