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2018 Election Results

2018 ELECTION RESULTS   President Marguerite Scott … 109 Steven Frendreis …

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Local 871 – Gender Pay Equity Campaign

  Dear All:   I am writing to let you know that our Gender Pay Equity campaign was

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IATSE TTF Safety First! Online Courses

  I am pleased to announce the launch of two new TTF curricula available to

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Union Meeting – Tuesday, 8/14/18

  The next meeting of Wardrobe Local 769 will be held at the Stagehands Local 2 Office, 216 S.

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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

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Chicagoland Speedway Tribute to Labor – 7/1

   Tribute To Labor Ticket Offer We're inviting you to the fourth annual Chicagoland

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Chicago Bandits – Union Appreciation 6/16

Dear Chicago Federation of Labor Delegates,   Come out to Rosemont and watch America’s

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Reminder for Plan C Health/Welfare Participants

  Reminder Notice for Plan C Health & Welfare Participants Your health coverage and/or

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Trump Administration Trying to Loosen Child Labor

From CFL's Facebook post dated 5/17/18:   “Everyone deserves well-regulated, safe

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IATSE/DGA Statement: “Restoring Internet Fr

  Statement of the IATSE and DGA regarding the Joint Resolution to rescind the FCC Order on

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Sign Petition: Hold Silicon Valley Accountable

From the IATSE Facebook page dated 14 May 2018: Silicon Valley monopolies like Facebook and

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8 Ways to Respect the Importance of Stage Etiquett

  A disclaimer before we continue. Theatre companies across the world have different ways

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50 Years for J.J. Broll-Cook!

TWU Local 769 Business Agent Shirley Berling and President John Salyers congratulate Jerre Jean

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Heat Illness Prevention Campaign: Summer 2018

    Heat Illness Prevention Campaign: Summer 2018 Heat is always a potential hazard when

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The Art of Rolling Socks!

Jean Fritz demonstrates the fine art of rolling socks (Cinderella style) ... with a pool

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Chicago production rolls through a week of success

  The level of TV production in Chicago has grown from a boom to an era  Over the past

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Stagehands (1950s)

Throw back Thursday to mid-century stagecraft, highlighted by AFL-CIO's Americans At Work film

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Rosemont Theatre: Broadway to bust?

   A plan to expand the 5-year-old Fashion Outlets of Chicago mall in Rosemont may bring the

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What’s Wrong With the Broadway Musical?

  Once a universal cultural touchstone, Broadway musicals have now become a revolving door

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Wardrobe Local 764 heroes @ Come From Away

Cheers to 764 members and "Come From Away" Wardrobe Crew Superstars, Melissa Joy Crawford and

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Would you go to the theatre on Nude Night ?

The Palais de Tokyo’s “Visite Naturiste”.   by Stephen Sachs, Co-Artistic

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Female-led “Range Runners” films in IL this su

Fatal Funnel Films announces cast for upcoming thriller ... Fatal Funnel Films, an

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Broadway Wardrobe Dresser Secrets Revealed

When you are a wardrobe dresser, you get pretty good at cleaning costumes and figuring out how

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HBO series to film in Chicago

     A new HBO series from Oscar winner Jordan Peele and “Lost” co-creator J.J.

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‘Hamilton’ exhibition well-paved for s

"Hamilton" director Thomas Kail, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and designer David Korins talk with

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Creating SNL: Meet the Parents Cold Open

Members of IATSE Local 798 transform Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro into Michael Cohen and Robert

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Leaders of the Never Again movement are theatre ki

Are you surprised that the young leaders of the Never Again movement are theatre kids?

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How the Button Changed Fashion

How the simple button changed the world, according to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi: How the

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Why Ushering Is One Of The Most Underrated Profess

We pretty much know the theater world by now. There are actors, comedians, directors, singers,

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The cryhole?

Costume-industry folks... this is what its called, right?  I mean, we're pretty sure from

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Hollywood-style studio backlot coming to West Side

The Chicago soundstage complex where TV shows like "Chicago Fire" and "Empire" are filmed now is

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Michael B. Jordan Basks in the Joy of Ironing

Let Michael B Jordan teach you the calming and "therapeutic" way to iron. In this episode of

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How Can Musical Theatre Help Change Our World?

  As a teacher and musical theater director, I have found myself struggling. I am turning

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Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least

  It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark

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Invisible Heroes: An Ode to the Tech Team

  Having spent much of my theatrical history in the realm of the actor, the ins and outs of

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Beyond A Quick Change: The Many Jobs Of A Dresser

    From THEATRE NERDS - October 2, 2017 Beyond The Quick Change: The Many Jobs Of

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Origins of IATSE Stagehands Union

Origins of IATSE Stagehands Union To view the video ... click on the link

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Stand Up, Fight Back!

The Stand Up, Fight Back campaign is a way for the IATSE to stand up to attacks on our members

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It bears repeating: IATSE Equality Statement

Given the events of the past few days, weeks and months ... it bears repeating:   "Equal

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The workers who make Broadway hum deserve a standi

BY Patricia White SPECIAL TO THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8:38

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Know Your Rights – from the AFL-CIO

The following resources are intended help ensure that members of our unions know their rights

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You Should Call, Not Email, Your Legislators

From the IATSE Facebook page: "Looking to channel your political energy? Here's why you should

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IATSE Activism Manual

Activism isn’t about winning every fight.  It’s about getting out there and

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IATSE Women’s Committee: Spread the Word!

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IATSE & lynda.com … enroll now!

The IATSE has partnered with lynda.com, a leading online educator with an extensive library of

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