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‘America’s Top Dog’ Crew Goes Union, Wins Benefits, COVID-19 Provisions Following Strike
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Workers at Second Art Gallery in Vancouver Vote for IATSE Representation
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Workers of the Contemporary Art Gallery have voted unanimously to join the Art and Cultural Workers Union, IATSE B778. CAG staff are ardently dedicated to contemporary art, artists and the many publics they support. CAG makes an invaluable contribution to the artistic culture in Vancouver and British Columbia, and it’s this work that makes the CAG a leader in visual arts institutions in Canada.
Register Now for Safe and Sound Week Webinars Hosted by the IATSE Education and Training Department
Friday, August 7, 2020
Register now for Safe and Sound Week webinars hosted by the IATSE Education and Training Department
IATSE Response & Statement from International President Loeb opposing “HEALS” Act
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
When Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in late-March – providing temporary economic relief for entertainment workers – it was already clear that subsequent COVID-19 legislation would be required in short order to address substantial issues that working people continue to face as a result of the ongoing pandemic.
ACWU IATSE Local B778: Bringing Union Cachet to Gallery Gachet
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The IATSE’s newest local, Arts and Cultural Workers Union (ACWU) Local B778, secured its first organizing victory on July 8 at Gallery Gachet. The gallery will become the second signatory employer with the local. Founded by a collective of arts and cultural workers, Local B778 members have much in common with workers at the gallery, so the fit was a natural one.
Entertainment Workers Share Why UI Benefits are Crucial for Families, Urge Congress to Act
Monday, July 13, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on in much of the United States, the entertainment industry and behind-the-scenes workers continue to be disproportionately impacted by the health crisis. Most entertainment workers who found themselves out of work practically overnight in mid-March due to COVID-19 related cancellations across all sectors of the industry are still waiting to safely return to work.