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New video:  Celebrating 125 years!

New video: Celebrating 125 years!

Brothers and Sisters, As you are no doubt aware, on Thursday August 9, 2018 the International held a celebration of our 125th Anniversary in New York City in conjunction with the mid-summer meeting of the General Executive Board. During that event, a new video that celebrates the history of our great union and the impressive work that our members

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ABT in four-year partnership with the Aud

ABT in four-year partnership with the Aud

On Thursday, the Auditorium Theatre and American Ballet Theatre unveiled a four-year partnership, beginning with the previously announced “Whipped Cream” performance to be staged in April 2019.   The institutions’ collaborative engagements will be staged each spring through 2022. ABT first appeared at the Auditorium in 1969 and has

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Free subscriptions to LYNDA.COM

Free subscriptions to LYNDA.COM

In our 3-year partnership with Lynda.com, over 10,000 IATSE members have used the site to develop their skills. In September, TTF will take over the partnership and Lynda subscriptions will be FREE for active members. Apply today to access 5,000+ expert led courses this fall at https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.org/ #LearningEqualsGrowth

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Joffrey Ballet Partnering With City Colleges

Joffrey Ballet Partnering With City Colleges

    Students enrolling at Harold Washington College this fall can now also add ballet and hip hop to their class schedule. The City Colleges of Chicago is adding an associate’s degree in dance this year, one of a just a few colleges to offer this degree in dance across the state and the only program in Chicago. Jennifer Hasso, the

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LYNDA.COM

LYNDA.COM

You may have heard Lynda.com is moving to the IATSE Training Trust Fund. The TTF is pleased to be offering Year Four Lynda.com subscriptions free to active IATSE members and people working under IATSE agreements. If your members have a Year Three subscription, they don’t need to do anything. Active Year Three accounts will be automatically

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Union Meeting –  Tuesday, 8/14/18

Union Meeting – Tuesday, 8/14/18

  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, August August 14, 2018. The Executive Board will meet at 11:00 AM and the General Meeting will begin at 12

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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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Important Message from AFL-CIO President Trumka

Important Message from AFL-CIO President Trumka

  IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT TRUMKA Missourians went to the polls today and defeated Right to Work.2018 is the year of the worker. And we’re just getting started. Posted by AFL-CIO on Tuesday, August 7, 2018     Missourians went to the polls today and defeated Right to Work. 2018 is the year of the worker. And

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Voters Killed “Right to Work” in Missouri!

Voters Killed “Right to Work” in Misso

  Voters Just Killed Right to Work in Missouri, Proving Labor Still Has Power Under Janus BY Jeff Schuhrke - 8/7/ 18   After a string of victories across the country in recent years—including this summer’s Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court ruling—the anti-union “right-to-work” movement has met its match in Missouri. In

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Happy 125th Anniversary to our IATSE

Happy 125th Anniversary to our IATSE

  "For more than 100 years, we've been behind the scenes.  Since the early days of the musical, and the dawn of the film age, we have created indelible images; entertaining the world for generations. We are the brothers and sisters of the IATSE."                                      

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