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Lehigh University Stagehands Say Yes to a Union
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Stagehand employees at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania unanimously voted Yes for a union with the IATSE Local 200.
FINANCIAL RELIEF AVAILABLE FOR IATSE MEMBERS AFFECTED BY THE SADDLERIDGE FIRE
Friday, October 11, 2019
Financial relief is available for IATSE members affected by the fire through the Walsh/Di Tolla/Spivak Foundation. IATSE members in need of assistance should submit a written request to their local union. Local unions will then forward any requests to the Walsh/Di Tolla/Spivak Foundation for review by the Foundation’s trustees.
IATSE Praises Congressmen Nadler and Collins for Defending Entertainment Workers in proposed USMCA
Friday, September 27, 2019
The IATSE praises House Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler and Ranking Member Collins for defending the livelihoods of behind the scenes workers and other industry creators against online piracy. In the current digital and Internet environment, our members rely more than ever on adequate and effective copyright protection.
Entertainment unions respond to USTR, urge Russia & China to protect and enforce copyrights
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
IATSE joined the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) in two letters to United States Trade Representative (USTR), Robert Lighthizer urging him to take additional action to secure copyright compliance.
BlackJack Film Crew Stands Together, Walks Off Set
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Members of the crew reported deteriorating conditions, with one crewmember saying there were “daily concerns about safety with interior and exterior sets in unsafe neighborhoods, and crew house living conditions started to feel defeating.”
CA Governor Signs Bill Protecting Motion Picture and TV Workers
Friday, September 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA — California Governor Gavin Newsom late yesterday signed into law SB 271 (Wiener), a bill co-sponsored by the California IATSE Council (CIC) and the Entertainment Union Coalition (EUC). Set to go into law January 2020, SB 271 will ensure full access to Unemployment Insurance (UI), State Disability Insurance (SDI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits for California resident entertainment industry workers who work on productions that take them to other states.

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