‘News’

Welcome New Members

Welcome New Members

  Congrats and welcome to our newest members!  It's great having you on our team (left to right}: Andrea Pabon Jaimie Goldstein Kacy Rush Sienna Von Knopka President Marguerite

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Entertainment Production in Anti-Abortion Bill States

Entertainment Production in Anti-Abortion Bill Sta

The State of Entertainment Production in Anti-Abortion Bill States By Alex Ates | June 7, 2019 8:30 AM     Since Republican legislators in deeply gerrymandered states like Georgia and Louisiana approved strict laws constricting access to abortion procedures, Netflix, Disney, WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal, and a California state

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IATSE Pride Month

IATSE Pride Month

  Those identifying as LGBTQ+ have long been a vital and beloved part of the Union behind entertainment. ‬ ‪This #PrideMonth we celebrate our LGBTQ+ members and continue our fight for fair treatment at work regardless of sex, gender identity/expression, or sexual

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Wardrobe @ Lyric’s ‘West Side Story’

Wardrobe @ Lyric’s ‘West Side Story

  We salute our crew at Broadway at Lyric's production of "West Side

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LYNDA is upgrading to LinkedIn Learning

LYNDA is upgrading to LinkedIn Learning

LYNDA IS UPGRADING TO LINKEDIN LEARNING ON JULY 1, 2019 We’re excited to announce that we’re upgrading Lynda.com accounts to LinkedIn Learning! Subscriptions continue to be free for active IATSE members and those working under IATSE agreements. Through this subscription, you will have unlimited access to the LinkedIn Learning online library

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IATSE Sisters and Brothers in need …

IATSE Sisters and Brothers in need …

FINANCIAL RELIEF AVAILABLE FOR IATSE MEMBERS AFFECTED BY RECENT TORNADOES Wednesday, May 29, 2019 The recent spate of tornadoes that have ravaged the Midwest and the Plains states have devastated towns and disrupted the lives of millions. Our hearts go out to the affected communities, and we thank the first responders and emergency volunteers for

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Get to Know AFL-CIO’s Affiliates:  IATSE

Get to Know AFL-CIO’s Affiliates: IATSE

  Get to Know AFL-CIO's Affiliates: Theatrical Stage Employees Kenneth Quinnell May 28, 2019   Next up in our series that takes a deeper look at each of our affiliates is the Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).   Name of Union:  International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Mission:  To support members' efforts to

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Hawley hopes to attract Netflix hub to Chicago

Hawley hopes to attract Netflix hub to Chicago

  New Illinois film office head Peter Hawley hopes to attract a Netflix production hub to Chicago In the fall, Netflix acquired a major soundstage complex in Albuquerque. Last month came news that the streaming service is opening a new production hub in Brooklyn, as well. Peter Hawley, who now heads up the Illinois Film Office under Gov.

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Union Meeting –  Tuesday, 8/13/19

Union Meeting – Tuesday, 8/13/19

  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, August 13, 2019. The Executive Board will meet at 11:00 AM and the General Meeting will begin at 12

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IATSE:  Save the NEA

IATSE: Save the NEA

  The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities not only invest in artists and performing arts venues, but they also provide job opportunities for some of our IATSE brothers and sisters. Yet just last month, President Trump called for the elimination of these federal programs, citing “no meaningful

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