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Union Meeting –  Tuesday, 3/12/19

Union Meeting – Tuesday, 3/12/19

  The next meeting of Wardrobe Local 769 will be held at the Stagehands Local 2 Office, 216 S.  Jefferson, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60661, on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The Executive Board will meet at 11:00 AM and the General Meeting will begin at 12

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AFL-CIO Statement on the “National Emergency”

AFL-CIO Statement on the “National Emergency

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Trump administration’s declaration of a national

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IATSE Demands Oscars Reverse Course

IATSE Demands Oscars Reverse Course

    IATSE Leader Demands Oscars Reverse Course on Awards Presented During Commercials   "IATSE members, including cinematographers, editors, and hair and makeup stylists, are the core of any motion picture production," the group's president Matthew D. Loeb said. "It is an insult to the hardworking women and men of all

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IATSE Local 2 Blood Drive

IATSE Local 2 Blood Drive

The IATSE Local 2 Social Justice Committee is holding a blood drive February 4th -18th at Vitalant centers in Chicago. Please mention code 813A.  Every donor will receive a voucher for a pint of Culver’s Custard.  One pint of blood can save 3 lives.  There is currently a blood shortage so grab a friend, family member or coworker and

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Chicago Municipal Election – 26 February

Chicago Municipal Election – 26 February

    We are less than three weeks away from the Chicago municipal election.  Chicago winters are unpredictable, so don't wait until Election Day (Feb. 26) to vote; there is too much at stake.  Early voting is underway at the Loop Super Site.  On Feb. 11, voting will open within the 50 Wards.   Visit our website for

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Wardrobe @ Executive Board Meetings

Wardrobe @ Executive Board Meetings

  From our Sisters and Brothers of TWU Local 764, IATSE:   This week Executive Board Members from IA Locals Nationwide gathered in Austin, TX to discuss the business of the IA. Tuesday morning was the Wardrobe Breakfast where all of the wardrobe unions get together to discuss their commonalities. Pictured from (L to R) are: Patricia

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This Month in Theatre History (February)

This Month in Theatre History (February)

    February 2019 | Theatre History February 5, 2019 By The Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism   This Month in Theatre History   From the birth of actor Phyllis Frelich to the opening of Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company and premieres by Albee and Nottage, February has been a significant month for

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Who are the candidates for mayor of Chicago?

Who are the candidates for mayor of Chicago?

Mayoral candidates, top row from left: Gery Chico, Bill Daley, Amara Enyia, Bob Fioretti, La Shawn Ford, Jeremiah Joyce Jr., John Kozlar. Bottom row, from left: Lori Lightfoot, Garry McCarthy, Susana Mendoza, Toni Preckwinkle, Neal Sales-Griffin, Paul Vallas, Willie Wilson. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)     Who are the

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Early Voting begins 1/29/19

Early Voting begins 1/29/19

Political Action 2019 Consolidated Primary ElectionTuesday, February 26, 2019   2019 Chicago Municipal Endorsed Candidates Every election cycle, the CFL endorses candidates who demonstrate a strong understanding and respect for the issues that are important to working families and labor unions.   2019 Primary Endorsed

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IATSE Education & Training

IATSE Education & Training

  In 2019, IATSE is giving locals and members access to training and education so we can continue to provide excellent representation to the workers we represent and the best, most advanced and highly-skilled workforce to our employers.     Check out our 2019 Leadership education opportunities

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