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IATSE’S Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Statement on Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 18, 2021
January 18, 2021
IATSE Condemns Egregious Assault on US Democracy, Calls For Accountability
Thursday, January 7, 2021
When Pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. today, we watched one of the most egregious assaults on our Democracy in American History. This is unacceptable in America, and we can never allow it to happen again.
IATSE President: Warnock & Ossoff Victories in GA Secure Pro-Worker U.S. Senate
Thursday, January 7, 2021
IATSE-supported candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have been declared the winners of Georgia’s Senate runoff races by the Associated Press. Their victories have secured a pro-worker majority in the United States Senate. IATSE members in Georgia, and across the country, are ready for new leadership and a U.S. Senate that will deliver for the American people.
IATSE Statement on Met’s Lockout of Local One Stagehands
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
On Monday, Metropolitan Opera management announced that it plans to lock out union stagehands represented by IATSE Local One at midnight. These workers have been furloughed since April, and the Met’s management is demanding these workers take an extremely unreasonable 30% reduction of earnings for an indefinite period of time, and half of that (15%) reduction “in perpetuity” in exchange for short term relief payments.
IATSE Optimistic About Federal Aid Announcement for Entertainment Sector
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
There was much good news today for the entertainment industry as Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland revealed the Fall Economic Statement, which included several significant policy announcements. Minister Freeland indicated that for Canada’s hardest-hit businesses - such as tourism, hospitality, and arts & entertainment
IATSE's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Hold Elections for New Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 18, 2020