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Hollywood’s Army of Craftspeople Take on Covid-19

Hollywood’s Army of Craftspeople Take on Cov

This feels like war. On the home front, we are assembling our sisters and brothers' creative might, and we're joining the fight. https://dot.la/hollywoods-costumers-and-prop-makers-fight-t…             -IATSE  3/29/20     Hollywood's Army of Craftspeople Take on COVID-19: 'We're the MacGyvers of This

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CARES ACT STIMULUS PACKAGE SUMMARY

CARES ACT STIMULUS PACKAGE SUMMARY

From U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky:   CARES ACT STIMULUS PACKAGE SUMMARY   Here are some highlights of what we passed in the House today, and what has been signed into law. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE Full Paycheck Replacement: $600 increase for every American, which equates to 100 percent of wages for the average American without a

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More opportunities to help

More opportunities to help

ds/Projects: There have been more recent opportunities presented for members who are interested in stitching PPE Should you have such interest please reach out directly to the emails listed below ASAP:   We were approached by Chicago Shakespeare Theater to assist/coordinate with their project. Their project has apparently secured both mask

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More Breaking News from IATSE

More Breaking News from IATSE

  Yet More Breaking News From IATSE: In its latest response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Congress has passed a third package of emergency relief legislation, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security “CARES” Act. This bill will provide tangible and immediate economic relief for entertainment workers across

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IATSE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE PORTAL

IATSE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE PORTAL

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE PORTAL The International’s Disaster Response Committee is closely following the most up-to-date guidance as provided by the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control (US) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (CAN). We will continue to relay information from these sources to our Local officers and

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Activism / Giving Back

Activism / Giving Back

Hello Again: Several colleagues/members have again reached to inquire. If you're one of the many who is still interested in sharing your time and talents during this unprecedented time of community need please directly reach out to the following. As all are aware the PPE needs are great now as well as critical blood

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A message from IATSE Women’s Committee

A message from IATSE Women’s Committee

From: Shirley Berling <berling2015@icloud.com> Date: Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 11:01 AM Subject: A message from IATSE Women's Committee To:   Hi All, Hope you are all well and safe. I have been asked as the IA Women’s Committee District Nine contact to reach out to the locals in our district and find out how everyone is holding up

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IATSE gives $2.5M to entertainment charities

IATSE gives $2.5M to entertainment charities

IATSE COMMITS $2.5 MILLION TO ENTERTAINMENT CHARITIES AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS   Tuesday, March 17, 2020 New York, NY — With thousands of entertainment workers displaced as a result of social distancing measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the IATSE General Executive Board approved $2.5 million in donations to

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From 769: Coronavirus is National Emergency

From 769: Coronavirus is National Emergency

TO ALL 769 MEMBERS:   Attached please find two letters of reference to help guide us all through this unprecedented time in our history.  The Board is using all the resources we have to help. I know some members have reached out regarding questions about unemployment and taking your annuity out.  Unfortunately, I am not an expert and

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At Cinespace and beyond. Who’s working today.

At Cinespace and beyond. Who’s working today.

At Cinespace and beyond. Who’s working today. By Brian Soszynski      Mar 16, 2020 Over the past week it’s safe to say that the Illinois film community is doing their best to ensure that their employees are safe during this unfortunate time. In light of worldwide health concerns about the impact from the COVID-19 virus, many have

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