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Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018

Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018

OSHA Safe + Sound Week: August 13-19, 2018 A proven method of creating a safer workplace is for a company to have a health and safety program. The program is a plan that employers make to try and eliminate hazards at work. A program uses some specific elements like employee participation, good communications, and training to achieve the goals of

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Chicagoland Speedway Tribute to Labor – 7/1/18

Chicagoland Speedway Tribute to Labor – 7/1/

   Tribute To Labor Ticket Offer We're inviting you to the fourth annual Chicagoland Speedway Tribute To Labor! PACKAGE INCLUDES: One (1) Premium Race Ticket in Section D to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton's 400 on July 1 A Sunday Infield Fan Zone Pit Pass, with access to the Drivers' Red Carpet Walk, pit road, track and

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Reminder for Plan C Health/Welfare Participants

Reminder for Plan C Health/Welfare Participants

  Reminder Notice for Plan C Health & Welfare Participants Your health coverage and/or enrollment selection for July 1, 2018 must be made by June 15, 2018.  If you are mailing your coverage selection to the Fund Office, it must be received by the Fund Office no later than June 15, 2017. We encourage you to make your selection and/or

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Union Meeting –  Tuesday, 6/12/18

Union Meeting – Tuesday, 6/12/18

  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, June 12, 2018. The Executive Board will meet at 11:00 AM and the General Meeting will begin at 12

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Our condolences …

Our condolences …

We send our thoughts and prayers to the family of Local 769 Gold Card Member Vincenza "Virginia" Di Iorio, who passed away Thursday, May 17th. Ms. Di Iorio, who was 104 and "three-fourths", was a seamstress and dresser at the Lyric Opera for forty-one years. A wake will be held Sunday, May 20, from 2:00-8:00 PM at Cumberland Funeral Home,

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Trump Administration Trying to Loosen Child Labor Laws

Trump Administration Trying to Loosen Child Labor

From CFL's Facebook post dated 5/17/18:   “Everyone deserves well-regulated, safe workplaces, not hazardous job sites where they face dangers before they’re old enough to vote. Deregulating child labor is a new low in Trump's prolonged assault on the American worker…”     In this op-ed, writer Kim Kelly explains the

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IATSE/DGA Statement:  “Restoring Internet Freedom”

IATSE/DGA Statement: “Restoring Internet Fr

  Statement of the IATSE and DGA regarding the Joint Resolution to rescind the FCC Order on “Restoring Internet Freedom”   Wednesday, May 16, 2018   Internet streaming is fast becoming the primary way consumers enjoy the audiovisual works that our members create, and on which our livelihoods depend. As a result, we

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Sign Petition:  Hold Silicon Valley Accountable

Sign Petition: Hold Silicon Valley Accountable

From the IATSE Facebook page dated 14 May 2018: Silicon Valley monopolies like Facebook and Google have turned a blind eye to the widespread societal harms being proliferated on their platforms. Its become clear that more needs to be done to ensure #platformresponsibility. Sign the petition by our friends at CreativeFuture

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8 Ways to Respect the Importance of Stage Etiquette

8 Ways to Respect the Importance of Stage Etiquett

  A disclaimer before we continue. Theatre companies across the world have different ways of conducting themselves and various levels expect different manners depending on their actor and crew base. We all know this, but just keep in mind that this is not a comprehensive guide to how to behave while working on a show. It is meant to just be

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50 Years for J.J. Broll-Cook!

50 Years for J.J. Broll-Cook!

TWU Local 769 Business Agent Shirley Berling and President John Salyers congratulate Jerre Jean Broll-Cook on 50 years as an active member of IATSE Wardrobe Local 769.  CONGRATULATIONS J.J.

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