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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Meets with IATSE Leaders Across Canada
Friday, May 15, 2020
The IATSE held a meeting today with Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the entertainment industry, and what supports are necessary to ensure a successful recovery. NDP Heritage Critic Alexandre Boulerice also addressed the IATSE contingent, which included International Vice Presidents John Lewis and Damian Petti, IATSE International Representatives and staff, as well as Local Executive Board Members from across the country.
Joint Letter: A Message to the Working Professionals in the Entertainment Industry
Monday, April 20, 2020
The undersigned guilds and unions represent the diverse, professional workforce that, in ordinary times, come together on productions throughout each year to bring our stories to life for audiences across the globe. Now, in this time when the coronavirus pandemic has brought an unprecedented challenge to our industry, our solidarity is more important than ever before.
IATSE Priorities for Subsequent COVID-19 Relief Legislation
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has announced legislative priorities for subsequent COVID-19 relief from congress
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
As you are aware, the recent tornadoes that moved through the Southern States over Easter weekend have left extensive destruction and have potentially affected some of your members.
Hot News for Hot Docs as Front-of-House Workers Vote for Representation
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Front-of-house workers at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema can now add a new descriptor to themselves: union member. The workers, which include cinema box office attendants, concessions attendants, and managers on duty (MODs), voted unanimously for representation by IATSE Local B173.
15,000 sign petition demanding Sinclair offer real support to unemployed sports broadcast technicians
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
As Sinclair refuses to improve upon their contemptuous offer of $2,500 loans to unemployed broadcast techs; over 15,000 allies singed a petition to Sinclair CEO Christopher Ripley asking that the company follow the example set by CBS, FOX, ESPN, and NBC by offering compensation and benefit contributions for canceled events.