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CFL celebrates Black History Month

CFL celebrates Black History Month

      Join us to celebrate Black History Month and the Black leaders of the labor movement in Chicago and beyond!   Saturday, February 21th at 5:00

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IATSE National Benefit Funds Statement Notification

IATSE National Benefit Funds Statement Notificatio

As a registered user on the IATSE National Benefit Funds website, we are sending you this notification that your CAPP statement for the April 1, 2021 quarter is available for viewing.  The Fund Office must hear from you no later than March 15, 2021 in the event you need to take any action, make a payment or make changes. As a

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TWU Local 769 – February Membership Meeting

TWU Local 769 – February Membership Meeting

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.   When:  February 9, 2021  - 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic:  IATSE LOCAL 769 - February 2021 Virtual Membership Meeting Register in advance for this

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Congress Introduces PRO Act …

Congress Introduces PRO Act …

Congress Introduces PRO Act, IATSE Commends Bill as Most Significant Labor Reforms Since Depression     February 5, 2021   WASHINGTON  D.C. — In November, working people across the country went to the polls to demand an economy that works for them. By re-introducing the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act Thursday,

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Film production studio eyed for Northwest Side

Film production studio eyed for Northwest Side

The Fields buildings can be seen, Feb. 4, 2021, in Chicago. There are plans in the works to bring a film production campus to The Fields, a mixed-use redevelopment of former Marshall Field's warehouses at 4000 W. Diversey Ave. (Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune)       By RYAN ORI CHICAGO TRIBUNE | FEB 05, 2021 AT 9:56

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Behind the scenes … creating a vision that is captured in time everlasting

Behind the scenes … creating a vision that i

A HISTORY OF BLACK COSTUME DESIGN IN FILM AND TELEVISION   From Gone with the Wind to Insecure, how the black experience has been portrayed through fashion over the years.     By: Shelby Ivey Christie     Over the last decade, Hollywood has produced some of the most

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Relief Grants for Mid-Career Theatre Workers

Relief Grants for Mid-Career Theatre Workers

Relief Grants for Mid-Career Theatre Workers to Be Available Wendy C. Goldberg’s TheFrontOffice Foundation will award money to folks impacted by the industry shutdown.   BY AMERICAN THEATRE EDITORS 02 February 2021   NATIONWIDE: TheFrontOffice Foundation, the charitable arm of independent director/producer Wendy

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IATSE 769 Officer/Executive Board Update!

IATSE 769 Officer/Executive Board Update!

  IATSE 769 Officer/Executive Board Congratulations!   We are both saddened by the news yet also elated for Sister Cheryl Weber as she moves onward to the next chapter on her journey. Her impact on IATSE 769 in her various roles and contributions have been both remarkable, powerful, as well as undoubtedly long lasting. We respectfully

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Black History Month

Black History Month

  February 1, 2021   Sisters, Brothers, and Kin — Throughout our history Black and Brown Sisters, Brothers, and Kin have been overshadowed, underrepresented and /or lacked the recognition they deserved for their contributions in entertainment. And as an organization we recognize that the time is now to implement robust change. For

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COBRA subsidies in COVID relief package

COBRA subsidies in COVID relief package

    As vaccine availability ramps up, we know that the day is coming when theaters will be able to safely reopen across the country. But in the meantime, workers all across our industry are struggling. Since April, Actors' Equity has been pushing Congress to consider specific plans to help entertainment workers survive the pandemic.

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